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Food Prices #227837

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 27, 1973
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(Studio) Consumer coop. chain supermkts. says will shut down Saturday to protest rising food prices.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) Shoppers travel far and stand in long lines at food wholesale places to get cheaper food. [Wholesaler Reuben ZEITZER - says store works on low profit margin.]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(S. Dade County, Florida) People go to fields to pick own strawberries, corn, etc., since prices much lower this way. Fred and Pat Wilcox, Bill and Harriet Ross among pickers. [Tomato grower L. Fred. HELMS - says all kinds of people coming to pick food crops. Emma Davis picking pole beans with 4 sons.
REPORTER: David Dick

(Boston, Massachusetts) People going to farmers' mkts. to buy food at lower prices. Mayor White among shoppers. Johnson family comes from suburbs to shop here and save.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Dick, David;
Mudd, Roger;
Schakne, Robert
Duration:
00:05:30

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