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CONAGRA CHAIRMAN HARPER NOMINATED TO DU PONT BOARD

 CONAGRA CHAIRMAN HARPER NOMINATED TO DU PONT BOARD
 WILMINGTON, Del., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Du Pont (NYSE: DD)


announced today that Charles M. Harper, chairman and chief executive officer of ConAgra, Inc., will be a nominee for election to the Du Pont Board of Directors at its annual meeting April 29.
 Harper, 64, joined ConAgra as chief operating officer in 1974 after 20 years at Pillsbury Co. He became ConAgra's chief executive officer in 1976 and chairman in 1981.
 Harper is a director of ConAgra, Norwest Corporation, Peter Kiewit Sons, Inc. and Valmont Industries, Inc.
 "Mike Harper will bring to the board strong, successful business experience and broad understanding of many markets in which Du Pont participates around the world, particularly in the fields of agriculture and food," said Du Pont Chairman Edgar S. Woolard Jr. "We enthusiastically look forward to his joining our board."
 ConAgra is a major diversified food company headquartered in Omaha, Neb., with 1991 sales in excess of $20 billion.
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 /CONTACT: John R. Malloy of Du Pont, 302-774-0061/
 (DD) CO: Du Pont; ConAgra, Inc. ST: Delaware, Nebraska IN: CHM SU: PER


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