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Food Prices #20154

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 12, 1972
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(Studio) Price Commission opens hearings on rising food prices.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) [Iowa farm-business spokesman, Harlan HUMMEL - says if controls are put on food prices, farmers may unionize.] [Senator John TOWER - says food should be exempt from price controls.] [Representative Bella ABZUG - says administration is supporting corporation industry and carp. farmer at expense of people.] [National Association Food Chains, Clarence ADAMY - blames inflation] Consumer-picket calls for freeze on food prices, especially meat.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

(Studio) AFL-CIO monitors prices. Mbrs. to picket supermkts. and other stores to protest rising prices.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry

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