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Meat Boycott #469853

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 02, 1973
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(Studio) Meat boycott having different effects in different areas.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Chicago, Illinois) Supermkts. say can't tell what effects boycott really having until wkend. when meat shopping usually heaviest. Chicken, seafood and dairy products sales up and so are their prices.

(Atlanta, Georgia) Meat boycott having little effect in restaurants, especially fast foods stores.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

(NYC) Fast foods restaurants doing normal business.

(Studio) Beef producers holding own protest.
REPORTER: Betty Rollin, John Chancellor

(Sioux City, Iowa) Many farmers holding cattle off market in response to meat boycott. [Farmer Emmert TENINGER - says has to sell his hogs before they get too big for market] Farmers' wives stage demonstration in Sioux City. [Protest leader Linda POPKEN - says farmers must receive profit like other people.] Several packing companies shut down to wait and see what happens.
REPORTER: John Dancy

(Studio) Nixon serving beef to visiting South Vietnam President Thieu.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Dancy, John;
Rollin, Betty;
Jones, Kenley;
Kay, Dick

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