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Economy #501826

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 04, 1979
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(Studio) Wholesale price increase in September examined; increases in energy and food considered as causes.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Incrs. in wholesale food prices detailed; past Carter admin predictions with regard to food recalled. Food prices incrs said coinciding with announcement with regard to grain sales to USSR . Details given. [Agriculture Secretary Bob BERGLAND - comments.] Possible political embarrassment with regard to grain sales to USSR and rising food prices noted.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Record wheat harvests in United States this year and increase bread prices noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Chicago, Illinois) Correlation between record harvest and apparent little effect on bread and other bakery prods. examined; specifics given. [Baker Arthur SIDEMAN - comments.]
REPORTER: Roger O'Neil

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Levine, Irving R.;
O'Neil, Roger

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