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Cost of Living #25472

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 20, 1973
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(Studio) Cost of living up in March .9%. Meat prices up 4.8%. AFL-CIO President George Meany suggests unions strike for higher wages.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Kearny, New Jersey) Meat sales are back to normal after boycott, but shoppers buying more ham and cheaper meat cuts.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

(Powder Springs, Georgia) Chicken prices up and will continue to rise because of increasing demand.
REPORTER: David Snell

(Chicago, Illinois) Neumann family observed meat boycott. Now are having meatless days. [Michele NEUMANN - says tries to fix meals with sufficient amounts protein.] [Jerry NEUMANN - says family saves money by eating less meat, but other prices now rising too.]
REPORTER: John Drury

(Los Angeles, California) Meat boycott leaders say many people still observing boycott. [Lillian MILLER - says many families having meatless meals Tuesday and Thursday] [June DONAVAN - says thinks boycott will result in government action.]
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

Drury, John;
Jackson, Gregory;
Reasoner, Harry;
Shoemaker, Dick;
Snell, David

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