Winfrey blamed for cattle-futures plunge

Littleton, Cynthia
May 1996
Broadcasting & Cable;5/06/96, Vol. 126 Issue 20, p19
Trade Publication
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.


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