× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Economy / Butz / Price Rises #43593

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 03, 1976
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz says food prices won't go up much in 1976.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Food prices up 4.5% in 1972; up 14.5% in 1973-74 and up 8.5% in 1975. Butz expects 1976 bumper crops. [BUTZ - expects 1976 food prices to rise 3-4%.] Agriculture figures released 2 weeks early. Agriculture spokesperson calls it convenience that IN primary is tomorrow; IN is Butz' home state.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Studio) Butz says USSR will likely buy more grain this year
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Food prices down 2% in 1976. If they go up 4% in rest of year, annual rise will be 6%. Costs of commodities and services has risen. Consumer Price Index will start to rise if food prices up also.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

Reporter(s):
Cordtz, Dan;
Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:03:10

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.