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Gaines Family / Inflation / Food Costs #234946

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 20, 1974
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(Studio) Senate subcommittee holds nutrition hearings. Tennessee family visited; members of family faces high food costs daily.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Cheatham Cnty., Tennessee) Cheatham Cnty. mostly affluent; here poor suffer even more. Jack Gaines' family forced to take drastic measures even to feed family. [GAINES - explains problem of inflation.] [Mrs GAINES - doesn't think family gets needed vitamins from food she's forced to buy.] Gaines forced to accept charity from nearby churches.

Mudd, Roger;
Rabel, Ed

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