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Cost of Living #469321

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 21, 1973
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(Studio) Cost of living up .8% in February Food prices up 2.4%. Wages increasing, however, at .6% faster rate than prices.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) [Shoppers - complain of high food costs.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Burbank, California) [Shoppers - complain of high food costs.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Atlanta, Georgia) [Shoppers - complain of high food costs.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Chairperson Council Econ. Advisers Herbert Stein says its possible administration will return to more rigid price controls but is unlikely. Meat, fish and poultry up 5% in February
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Chicago, Illinois) Chicken sold for 29 cents/lb. last year This year costs 60 cents/lb. Chicken breast costs $1.00/lb. Fish prices also up. Cheese and eggs also up in prices.
REPORTER: Rebecca Bell (WAPL-TV newsfilm, Birmingham)

Chancellor, John;
Bell, Rebecca

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