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Economy #512008

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 15, 1980
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(Studio) Wholesale prices for July and annual increase rate reported (Poor audio).
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Drought said largely responsible for jump in wholesale prices; details for corn, poultry, hog prices outlined on screen. [Agriculture Secretary Bob BERGLAND - comments on farm votes for president Carter.) Economist Chas. Schultze's efforts to implement Democratic platform plank on jobs program mentioned; Schultze quoted on screen. Carter's economy advisers said beginning work on new economy program.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Farmers' sentiments about economy and government damage estimates examined. [Ben GUILDERSLEEVE - comments.] Problem faced by poultry farmer Carl Clareday noted. [CLAREDAY - comments.]
REPORTER: Mike Jackson

(Studio) Industrial product for July reported; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Jackson, Mike;
Levine, Irving R.

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