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Food Prices #19872

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 23, 1972
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(Studio) Bureau of Labor Statistics reports February prices up .5%; grocery prices up 1.9%.
REPORTER: Bill Beutel

(DC) Increase in cost of living due mostly to higher food prices, also to increases in housing, medical care, and clothing as well. [Council economy advisors chairperson, Herbert STEIN - says Phase 2 is working, as increases for February are temporary.] [Grocery shoppers express views on higher food prices.] No price controls on food planned.
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson

(Studio) AFL-CIO President George Meany says February prices increase shows President economy controls are a sham.
REPORTER: Bill Beutel

Beutel, Bill;
Tomlinson, Frank

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