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Economy / Phase III Price Rises #26279

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 14, 1973
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(Studio) Phase III beginning in January and ending last night was to keep retail price levels from skyrocketing, but failed. ABC's Gregory Jackson shows retail store price rises.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Peekskill, New York) In past 6 mos. unfinished wood climbs 6 1/2%; leather boots 17 1/2%; lingerie 10%; wool carpets 10 1/2%; select imported wines 40%. Merchants and customers both relieved to see stop to spiraling costs for at least 59 days.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

Jackson, Gregory;
Reasoner, Harry

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