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European Drought / France #489446

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 09, 1976
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(Studio) Rain falls in Britain and Denmark on the edges of the European drought.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Maisoncelles, France) Drought is worst in 100 years for France. Farmer featured. Livestk. farmers have difficulty providing water for cattle. Common Mkt. spokesperson say drought will result in beef and dairy shortages and higher prices. Cereal production to fall by 20-30%. President Wheat Producers Association calls drought "ntl. catastrophe." Some wheat farmers harvest early. Farmers face financial ruin.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Studio) Shortage of water in pond in France reveals body of murder victim. Murderer confesses.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Palmer, John

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