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Economy / Cost of Living #472723

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 21, 1973
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(Studio) Overall cost of living increases 1.8% in August Food prices cause overall surge; August food prices up 6%. Figures indicate inflation worsens.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) Meat, poultry, eggs show biggest price gain. [Shopper Mrs. Michael GAREY - explains changes in her buying techniques.]
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(DC) Food prices expected to increase more before leveling. Purchasing power of consumer drops as food prices rise. Bumper harvest needed.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Admin. hopes for bumper crops; remaining export controls on agriculture products lifted.

Chancellor, John;
Levine, Irving R.;
Oliver, Don

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