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Consumerism #35065

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 28, 1975
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(Studio) Ford plan with regard to consumer groups does not relieve controversy.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) 1973 meat boycott recalled. Film shown. Consumer groups increase Ralph Nader and others become effective counterbalance to business lobbying. Fair Packaging and Labeling Act, Motor Vehicle Safety Act, Truth in Lending Act, Child Protection and Toy Safety Act, cited as example of congress response. Consumer Protection Agency wanted by consumer groups. Passed Congress, but Ford promises veto. [President National Assoc. Mfrs. Douglas KENNA - sets forth objections.] [Consumer Federation of American Carol FOREMAN - favors such an agency.] Consumer movement predicted as growing.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) ABC program, "The Consumer Offensive", announced for tomorrow night, on ABC's "Closeup" series.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Jennings, Peter;
Reasoner, Harry

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