TITLE

Winfrey blamed for cattle-futures plunge

AUTHOR(S)
Littleton, Cynthia
PUB. DATE
May 1996
SOURCE
Broadcasting & Cable;5/06/96, Vol. 126 Issue 20, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that Iowa state senate has blame talk show host Oprah Winfrey for the plunge in United States cattle-futures that began on April 16, 1996, the same day that Winfrey's show focused on the `Mad Cow disease' that plagued Britain's beef industry. Iowa senate's passage of resolution for Winfrey to explain that there were a lack of cases reported in the U.S.; Effect the decrease in cattle prices could have on Iowa's economy; Comments from Winfrey.
ACCESSION #
9606180380

 

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