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US-USSR Rel. / Grain Embargo #511048

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 20, 1980
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(Studio) Weakening of President Carter's grain embargo against USSR with go-ahead today for United States companies to sell foreign-grown grain to Russia reported
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Agriculture Department officials reported telling multi-ntl. corps. based in United States that grain sales to USSR are now allowed; specifics of new policy examined. [Cargill, Incorporated spokesperson Jim HOWARD - says USSR has been getting what it wanted.] [Assistant Agriculture Secretary James WEBSTER - comments.] Legis. calling for halt to grain embargo altogether reported introduction by farm state Senators
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Farmington, Minnesota) Minnesota farmers reported blaming USSR grain embargo for their financial difficulties; details given. [FARMERS - react to commodity hses. getting bailed out by government]
REPORTER: Jim Cummins

Brinkley, David;
Cummins, Jim;
Hager, Robert

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