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Meat Boycott #228392

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 06, 1973
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(s) Wk. of meat boycott approaches end.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Joliet, Illinois) Meat prices at stockyards down for last 3 days. [Beef buyer Hyman ROSEN - says packers not buying because demand from supermkts. down.] Some meat packing hses. have closed temporarily. End of boycott expected to be accompanied by high prices.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

(NYC) Wholesale beef prices dawn $.3/lb. [Meat wholesaler Harry KASSEL - says wholesalers taking loss of $.1-6/lb. Feels retail prices should drop 5-8% temporarily.] Most supermkts. have not lowered prices. Shoppers feel boycott should continue.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Studio) New York Representative Benjamin Rosenthal calls for meeting of boycott leaders in Washington, DC Wednesday to make further plans.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Roth, Richard;
Schakne, Robert

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