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Economy #263408

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 26, 1979
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(Studio) 1st quarter consumer prices increase said highest in 4 years; Alfred Kahn quoted with regard to admin anti-inflation efforts.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Incrs. in food, hsing., fuel for 1st quarter of 1979 compared to overall 1978 increases; figs. listed on screen. Rel. between Social Security benefits and Consumer Price Index outlined; alleged influence of 1973 Arab oil embargo on present inflation examined.

(Studio) March gasoline price increase said sharpest since July 1975; incr in meat prices stated. Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted with regard to private ints. groups. Barry Bosworth quoted in Associated Press article with regard to inflation
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Brady, Ray;
Cronkite, Walter

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