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Economy / Food Prices #229518

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 02, 1973
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(Studio) CBS shoppers take monthly trip to grocery to check prices. To watch for price freeze effects and possible shortages.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(New York, New York) Same 25 items bought since March. March bill $20.01; July bill $20.55.
REPORTER: Sylvia Chase

(Atlanta, Georgia) Items bought in March, $20.00; July, $21.51. 7 1/2% increase.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

(Chicago, Illinois) Items purchased March, $19.99; July cost $21.99. 6 1/2% increase.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Los Angeles, California) Items in March, $20.00; July bill $20.98, due to California sales tax increase.
REPORTER: Harold Dow

Chase, Sylvia;
Dow, Harold;
Duvall, Jed;
Mudd, Roger;
Plante, Bill

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