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Economy / Wholesale Prices / January #232928

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 15, 1974
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(Studio) Inflation worsens. Whsle. prices increase 3.5% in January; in 1 year whsle. prices increase 20.8%.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Whsle. livestock prices increase 15%, causing all farm produce prices to increase; exs. given. Whsle. fuel prices rise 8%. Food and fuel cause biggest jump in whsle. price increases
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin

(NYC) Food prices rise with leaps and bounds. [Supermarket executive Jules ROSE - thinks consumer to feel excessive food prices within 2 weeks] Whslers. say food prices likely to continue upward.
REPORTER: David Henderson

Cronkite, Walter;
Henderson, David;
McLaughlin, Marya

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