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Food Prices #21101

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 02, 1972
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(Studio) Wholesale price of farm products, after 2 mos. decline, up .5% in May.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Denver, Colorado) In 1966 Mrs. Rose West, irritated with rising food prices, organized housewives to boycott supermkts. [Rose WEST - says community efforts have spread city-wide.] Marilou Shipton, Jeannie Mahan belong to org. called Housewives for Lower Food Prices. Mbrs. monitor chain stores, large supermkts., calling unreasonable prices to merchant's attention
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

Kincaid, Jim;
Reasoner, Harry

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