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(Studio) Report on retail business during Christmas season.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(NYC) Effects of weather and personal income on retail sales at holiday examined. [Atlanta merchant Wade MORRIS - comments.] [Atlanta merchant Susan BIGLER - comments.] [New York City merchant Joseph CALABRESE - comments.] Conditions in Dallas store noted. [SALESWOMAN - talks to customer.] Conditions in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, cited. [Sioux Falls Sears store spokesperson Bernie BORYC - comments.] [WOMAN - comments on lack of money.] [CALABRESE - comments on income.] [BIGLER - comments.] [WOMEN - discuss waiting till after Christmas to shop for Christmas.] Santa Claus mentioned.
REPORTER: Ray Brady
(Studio) November figs. for federal budget deficit given; graphics shown.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
- Brady, Ray;
- Rather, Dan
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