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Economy / Wholesale Prices / Lumber, Fuel and Housing Costs #491179

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 06, 1977
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(Studio) Wholesale price figs. for September noted. Food prices not expected to rise, but lumber and fuel prices went up in September
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) Report on rises in lumber prices. Lumbermen blame environmentalists for shortage of timber on private lands and limited amount available in national forests; environmentalists say it's fault of lumber ind. for not practicing better forest management
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Atlanta, Georgia) Report on jumps in fuel costs, include crude oil and natural gas. Statement with regard to reason for increase, made by South Natural Gas Company, noted.
REPORTER: Bob Jimenez

(Studio) Despite predictions of last few years that single family hsing. was thing of past, 1977 shows biggest boom in sale of such hsing. in US history.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Jimenez, Bob;
Oliver, Don

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