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Cost of Living #25021

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 21, 1973
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(Studio) Consumer price index up .8% in February Food prices up 2.2%. Meat prices up 5.4%.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) [Cost of Living Council spokesperson John DUNLOP - suggests, in answer to question Senator Jacob Javits, that food prices may be frozen if continue to rise.] [Chairperson Council Econ. Advisers Herbert STEIN - says freeze on food prices a possibility.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(NYC) Richard Phillips, wife Eleanor and family live in Harlem. Richard is house painter. Family include 3 children. Both Richard and Eleanor work. Food biggest expense item in budget. [Richard and Eleanor PHILLIPS - discuss high cost of food.]
REPORTER: Bill Brannigan

Brannigan, Bill;
Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Howard K.

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