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Economy #492692

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 18, 1977
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(Studio) February consumer prices up 1%. Food prices up sharpest in 3 years due to cold.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) Report on rise in fresh vegetable prices; crops in Florida destroyed so vegetables had to be transported from California, Texas or Mexico. Econs. say by next month new Florida crops will bring prices down. REPORTER: Jack Perkins

(Miami, Florida) Damage to Florida citrus crops makes fruit prices higher; price of can of Minute Maid orange juice concentrate cited.
REPORTER: Fred Francis

(NYC) (Technical difficulty.) Report on food prices in NYC. [MAN - says woman crazy to shop in produce market Has. never seen prices so high.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) White House says Inflation rate in February temporary.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Francis, Fred;
Hager, Robert

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