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Meat Prices / Imports #21208

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 26, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon strives to bring rate of inflation down to .3%.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(White House) [NIXON - to counter recent rises in meat prices, removes restrictions on meat imports to increase supply.] [Secretary Treasury George SHULTZ - says freeze will not be placed on meat prices.]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) Impact of President decision on imports of meat featured.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) Until today only 1.25 billion pounds meat could be imported each year, most from Australia and New Zealand. [Meat Importers Council chairperson John WARD - says price of prime cuts meat probably won't he affected, but move should arrest price increases in popular meats include hamburgers, frankfurters, etc.]
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.;
Tucker, Lem

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