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Economy / Entertainment #262273

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 23, 1979
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(Studio) January consumer price index increase noted. Details given. Labor Department statement quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(S. Bend, IN) Report concerns rise in entertainment costs over last few years and public's continued consumption of variety of entertainments. [Vicki HOWLAND - states amount she spent on taking group to see movie "Star Wars."] Scenes from movie "Superman", courtesy Warner Communications, shown. [Barbara STRZELECKI - discusses weekly expenses she and husband have in going bowling.] Econs.' analysis of important of entertainment to public and how it's paid for given. [Lillian LECHTNASKI - says her paycheck is used for luxuries for family.] Incr. in ticket prices to Notre Dame basketball games in 5. Bend, IN, noted. [Mrs. Joseph CUNNINGHAM - comments.]

(Studio) Carter administration announcement of plans to monitor price increases by small and medium-sized business reported Comments of Wage and Price Stability Council head Barry Bosworth quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Brady, Ray;
Cronkite, Walter

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