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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 14, 1974
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(Studio) Admin. sends economy spokesperson to push for revival of Cost of Living Council Budget Director Roy Ash before House Banking Committee
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Committee Democrats support Ford's decision for new cncl., but only as courtesy. [Representative Parren MITCHELL - calls it joke.] [Representative Frank ANNUNZIO - says nothing will happen to inflation rate. Ford "jawboned" to General Motors Corporation about prices, but General Motors Corporation paid no attention] [Representative Leonor SULLIVAN - says Ford must get rid of all those involved with disastrous economy policies starting January 1973.] Ash incld. in that group. [ASH - says inflation battle won't be won in less than year]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:20

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