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Food Prices #222277

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 29, 1972
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(Studio) Execs. of food store chains meet with administration officials: Treasury Secretary John Connally, Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz, and Econ. Adviser Herbert Stein.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [CONNALLY - weekly price reports from major food chains to Bureau of Labor Statistics requested. Says administration determined to make Pay and Price Bds. work.] [Safeway Foods President William MITCHELL - says beef prices will go down.]
REPORTER: George Herman

(Studio) At Price Commission hearings, Harvard economy Otto Eckstein calls for another freeze, include agriculture, if cost of living goes up again. Ralph Nader calls for tough new antitrust policy to restore genuine free enterprise.

Cronkite, Walter;
Herman, George

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