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Meat Price Ceilings / Boycott #25164

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 30, 1973
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(Studio) Farm prices reach record levels in mid-March. Because of high prices, Nixon imposes price ceiling on beef, pork and lamb. Reaction to move mixed.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Farmers take dim view of price ceilings. [Iowa Cattlemen's Association spokesperson Baxter FREEZE - says cattlemen must have profits if production to be expanded.]
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson

(California) [Feed lot operator Barry MORRIS - says feed lot operators will be lucky to break even now with price ceilings.]
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

(Chicago, Illinois)[Beef wholesaler Wally MANDER - says may have to limit number cattle slaughtered to make ends meet.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller

(New Jersey) [Executive Vice President Grand Union Company Emerson BRIGHTMAN - says supply and demand remain unchanged, so prices can't go down. ]
REPORTER: Bill Brannigan

(NYC) Consumers say can't afford meat even if prices remain fixed because prices already too high.
REPORTER: Bill Matney

(Studio) Boycott movement leaders calling for meatless week April 1-6 to be followed by meatless Tuesday and Thursday thereafter.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Atlanta, Georgia) [Fight Inflation Together spokesperson Carolyn HASKELL - asks shoppers to boycott meat.] Haskell and others cooking meatless meals and urging others to do so.] [FIT spokesperson Lynne HANAGUD - says meals without meat can be very good and are cheaper by far.]
REPORTER: David Snell

Brannigan, Bill;
Matney, Bill;
Miller, Ron;
Reasoner, Harry;
Shoemaker, Dick;
Smith, Howard K.;
Snell, David;
Tomlinson, Frank

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