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Beer Ind. #285968

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 02, 1982
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(Studio) Rot. introduced
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Milwaukee, WI) Annual beer consumption in United States noted; legislature currently before Congress affecting beer industry examined. [Mathew DEE - questions situation.] Legis. said affecting distributors' right to define territory. [DEE - comments.] [Distributor Richard QUINN - prefers to consider self more successful than other distributors.] Competitive tactics by wholesale distributors such as Quinn against territorial beer barons like Dee outlined. [QUINN - defs. opposition to legislature] [Store owner Mike DeFABIS - notes possible consequences of legislature on beer prices.] [Brewer August PABST - supports legislature; explains.] Justice Department and FTC (Federal Trade Commission) noted opposing. legislature; bill's status in Congress noted. [Drinker John DeVINCENTI - opposes bill.] Congress's sentiments on legislature outlined.
REPORTER: Meredith Vieira

Kuralt, Charles;
Vieira, Meredith

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