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Economy / Cost of Living / Clothes Cost #442980

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 22, 1969
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Bypassed Introduction Chet Huntley; David Brinkley (NYC)

(Studio) Since January, 1968 cost of living rose 9%. $ worth 91 cents. Report on clothing increase
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Cleveland, Ohio) Costs up 10% this fall. [Mdse. Mgr. Alan MARKUS - says prices up due to 2-yr. old labor negotiations.]
REPORTER: Doug. Drake

(NYC) Women's clothing up 7%. Sales costs, material, and labor costs, and higher shipping rates account for rise. [FEMALE - says dresses up $10 per dress.] [2nd FEMALE - says can't save money.] [3rd FEMALE - says if you make more, you spend more.] [4th FEMALE - says one does learn to sew.]
REPORTER: Dean Brelis

(Los Angeles, California) Fashion show presented [Fashion Designer Elizabeth STEWART - says ways found to pay for what women like.]
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer

Bourgholtzer, Frank;
Brelis, Dean;
Brinkley, David;
Drake, Doug.

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