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Food Price Control #21282

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 29, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon signs executive order bringing every type of food except meat under jurisdiction of Price Commission
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(White House) Raw foods resold after 1st sale now under government control to stop skyrocketing food prices. Action designed to curb profits of middlemen. [Cost of Living Cnsl. Director Don. RUMSFELD - says there are no simple solutions to high food cost problem, related to supply and demand.]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Los Angeles, California) Wholesale food industry, supermarket chains, taken by surprise by announcement. [Mkt. chain owner Arthur CAPLAN - says effective control must start at farm level.]
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.;
Wordham, Bill

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