NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 19, 1975
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(Studio) Longshoremen refuse to load Soviet grain until government assures AFL-CIO food prices won't be driven up. President and farmers don't like boycott.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Houston, Texas) Yugoslav freighter, Bosanka, only 1/2 filled with grain. Not known if grain part of 1972 grain deal or current deal. Longshoremen work on other ships. Union wants more grain cargoes handled by American ships and crews. [LONGSHOREMAN - says doesn't think United States should sell grain to USSR if prices will double.]
REPORTER: Arthur Lord (KPRC-TV)
(Galveston, Texas) Attys. for shipping agents seek restraining order to force longshoremen back to work. Shippers want matter put to arbitration.
REPORTER: Arthur Lord
(La Crosse, IN) Farmers outraged. [Farmer Don. KNAPP - says to shut down just agriculture product is discrimination.] [Corn producers' association Russell ARNDT - says have contract to fulfill. Perhaps USSR should pay extra fee to keep our ships and crews working to ship grain.]
REPORTER: Rebecca Bell
(Studio) Ford disturbed by boycott; to meet with union leaders Calls sale green harvest of money for US.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
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