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Meat Boycott #25453

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 02, 1973
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(Studio) National meat boycott begins this wok.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Sioux City, Iowa) Shoppers demonstrate in protest of high meat prices. Farmers' wives hold counter demonstration. [Mrs. Ronald POPKEN - says farmers must make profit.] [Central Iowa stockyards spokesperson Ray SWITZER - says if price ceilings are placed on meat they should be placed on all other foods.] Too early to tell yet what effects boycott and price ceilings will have on meat.
REPORTER: Ron Miller

(DC) [Treasury Secretary George SHULTZ - says President taking moves to increase beef supply and thus reduce prices.] Many officials favor wider imposition of wage and price controls, but administration opposes this.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

Kaplow, Herbert;
Miller, Ron;
Smith, Howard K.

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