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Economy #501709

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 26, 1979
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(Studio) Present rate of inflation said worse in United States since post-WW II period; details given. White House economist quoted; decline in United States standard of living as result cited.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Chicago, Illinois) Effect of inflation on food, clothing and incring. patronage of discount stores examined. [James EVANS - comments.] Beverly NodeIl's 2nd hand clothing store's incring. bus noted; NodeIl quoted. Use of barber schools and beauty colleges mentioned. [Customer Marianne NARZETTI - comments.] Incr. in medical care last month cited as reason many frequent dental colleges now. [Jim McCORCKLE - notes amount saved by not going to pvt dentist.]
REPORTER: Norma Quarles

Brinkley, David;
Quarles, Norma

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