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The Money Crunch: Making It in America (Economy: Package Shorting) #336265

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 07, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush and Vice President Dan Quayle reported saying the economy is in pretty good shape. Report introduced.

(New York: Jacqueline Adams) Products whose contents have decreased while their prices have not featured; excerpt shown from Brim coffee TV commercial; examples given of package shorting in several named products. [New York state attorney general Robert ABRAMS - comments on back-door price increases.] [Grocery Manufacturers of America Jeffrey NEDELEMAN - defends package shorting.] Investigators said urging consumers to report package shorting to supermarket managers and buy another brand.

Reporter(s):
Adams, Jacqueline;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:40

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