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Economy / Food Prices / Farmers' Plight / Administration Aid Plan / Dollar Values #53209

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 29, 1978
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(Studio) Admin.'s earlier announcement of increase in food prices in cost of living and today's announcement of plan to help farmers get more of food dollar without incring. food costs reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Farmers' protests and strike and effects of Congmen. close to election time detailed. Admin. objection to cost of congress program to aid farmers noted; Vice President Mondale and Agriculture Secretary Bergland's announcement of administration compromise plan reported Details listed. [BERGLAND - describes plan's provision for grain and effects.] Reaction to plan by farmers and Senator George McGovern noted. Effects of plan on consumer reported
REPORTER: George Strait

(Studio) Contd. dollar devaluation against yen in Tokyo noted; Bank of Japan's attempt to bolster dollar on Wednesday mentioned.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Reynolds, Frank;
Strait, George
Duration:
00:02:00

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