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Canned Food Shortage #478376

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 02, 1974
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(Studio) Econ. coordinator Kenneth Rush says severe Mid. West drought to result in higher supermarket prices.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Peoria, Illinois) Canned vegetables in very short supply. Corn crop particularly bad in Mid. West this year [Canning company spokesperson Robert TRUITT - says company unable to sell as much this year as last.] Grocers react to canned goods shortage.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

(Studio) Drought causes crop losses estimated at $6 million. South Dakota and Ohio request federal disaster aid following crop losses.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Simpson, Carole

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