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Economy #509687

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 07, 1980
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(Studio) Wholesale prices for February rptd [Edward KENNEDY, John ANDERSON, Ronald REAGAN, George BUSH - campaign with regard to President Carter's economy record.] White House response said excluding wage and price controls.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Discrepancy between private and public White House reaction to latest economy figs. noted; economy adviser Charles Schultze quoted. [SCHULTZE - comments on fear.] Admin.'s proposed anti-inflation plan outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) February unemployment and increase in prime interest rates by Citibank reported
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) United Jersey flank North said reluctantly raising prime interest rates; details given. [Bank press Doris TARRANT - comments.] Implications of interest rate increases for consumers noted; individual businesses named, shown. [Contractor Joe MURPHY - notes construction on house has stopped due to cost of money.] Effect on Stuwart Rawlwisher's business cited. [RAWLWISHER - comments.]
REPORTER: Mike Jensen

(Studio) Vol. price ceiling by some supermarket chains announced; details given
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Jensen, Mike;
Woodruff, Judy

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