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Economy / Consumer Prices #255668

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 28, 1978
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(Studio) Rise in October consumer prices noted. Consumer price index figure reported to show prices have doubled since 1967, base year for calculations. Comment of President Carter's inflation chief Alfred Kahn quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Details given about price increases on various items between 1967 and 1978. Lack of increase in telephone calls in some states, include LA's 5-cent phone calls, and steady pricing of television sets mentioned. Hsing. costs increases in Chicago, Dallas and Miami stated. American workers' wages said not in keeping with price increases; figs. given.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

(Studio) Wage and Price Stability Council head Barry Bosworth's report on possible admin. changes in wage and price standards detailed. Great Brit&in's sanction against Ford Motor Company of Britain for giving workers higher pay incr. over government's anti-inflation limit outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Shepard, Gary

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