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Beef Shortage / Washington, DC #229934

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 02, 1973
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(Studio) Restaurant and sandwich shop owners forced to black market for beef to stay in business.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Snack shop operators complain about wholesale beef black market [Snack shop owner Danny MONTIE - says quality and quantity can be cut or raise prices.] [Cost of Living Council employee Marcia PROCTOR - says she usually brings her lunch and doesn't make sandwiches with meat.] [MONTIE - states beef prices constantly rise and he must buy meat for snack shop.] [Food price monitoring department of Cost of Living Council Dr. Kenneth FEDOR - says voluntary cooperation of people needed to make controls effective. Can't check everyone for violations.] Danny Montie told to sell chicken, pork or close doors.
REPORTER: Bernard Shaw

Mudd, Roger;
Shaw, Bernard

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