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Market Basket Reports #233299

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 01, 1974
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(Studio) Monthly food basket reports follow.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Food increases substantially in month March `73 cost - $19.99; March `74 Cost - $24.36.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Atlanta, Georgia) Food increases throughout Atlanta market March `73 - $20.00; March `74 - $23.34. Prices increase 17% in 1 year
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

(NYC) Food price increases discussed. March `73 - $20.01; March `74 - $22.43.

(Los Angeles, California) Most prices stabilize in past month March `73 - $20.00; March `74 - $21.43.
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy, Harold Dow

(Studio) Reporters in foreign cntrys. attempt to shop for same items as on Chicago market list to compare prices. For. prices found to be much higher.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Paris, France) Prices for staple items outlined. March market basket costs $33.42 in Paris; $24.36 in Chicago.
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

(Tokyo, Japan) Prices extremely high. Tokyo market basket - $43.36; Chicago - $24.36.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

Cronkite, Walter;
Dunning, Bruce;
Hall, Bruce;
Dow, Harold;
Lovejoy, Sharron;
Kalischer, Peter;
Plante, Bill

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