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Food Prices / Boycott #469208

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 16, 1973
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(Studio) President adviser Virginia Knauer suggests ways to keep grocery bills down.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [KNAUER - says shoppers should use shopping list and stick to it. Pay attention to grocery store specials, etc.] [Consultant Roseanne SPEELMAN - urges shoppers to buy type of slide rule for calculating prices per serving for foods.] Gimmicks presented today do nothing to bring prices down.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Woman sends Nixon 400 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches as protest high meat prices.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Several consumer groups organizing April beef boycott. [Consumer advocate Betty FURNESS - says its time to boycott.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor (narrates)

(Portland, OR) Horse meat cheap and people using it instead of beef. [Edward CARROLL - says doesn't think of it as horse meat but just as meat.] [Mrs. Edward ROONEY - says husband surprised to find he'd been eating horse meat 3 years] Rooney called galloping gourmet.
REPORTER: Don Oliver (KGW-TV newsfilm)

Chancellor, John;
Levine, Irving R.

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