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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 01, 1974
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(Studio) President Nixon [reporter's. slip of tongue; he meant Ford. ED.] calls for American workers to help fight inflation. Labor Secretary Peter Brennan suggests government guidelines to hold wages and prices down. Film shown of Brennan on CBS "Face the Nation". [BRENNAN - says anti-inflation council hasn't met yet. Will form guidelines.] AFL-CIO President George Meany expects wages to go up as workers try to catch up with cost of living. Meany shown on ABC's "Issues and Answers". [MEANY - speaks against guidelines. Controls upon everything acceptable, unlike guideline upon 1 aspect economy] Meany says continuing economy slide will make difficult race for Republicans Meany cites Senator Edward Kennedy as best Democrat contender but says he can't win due to Chappaquiddick.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan

Rowan, Ford

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