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Economy #20266

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 19, 1972
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(Studio) Commerce Department reports gross national product rose 11.3% in 1st 3 mos. 1972, with increase of $30 billion. 6.2% rise attributed to inflation.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Congress Joint Econ. Committee hears economy news from Pay Bd. Chairperson George Boldt. [Committee chairperson, Senator William PROXMIRE - says high rate of inflation during Phase II, inexcusable.] [BOLDT - defends fight against inflation.] At meeting of American Society Newspaper Eds., Secretary Treasury John Connally says bulge of inflation had been predicted. [CONNALLY - says bulge is temporary. Says wage and price control programs will work.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Howard K.

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