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Economy / Electric Bills / Wage and Price Restrictions #53779

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 10, 1978
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(Studio) Federal Energy Regulatory Cmsn.'s probe into alleged over-pricing by electric power companies this winter noted. This noted as type of thing that fuels inflation.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(DC) President Carter's meeting with labor leaders at White House and discussion with them of proposal to hold down wage hikes to restricted levels reported AFL-CIO president George Meany's statement to Carter that unions won't be bound by this noted. [MEANY - says fixed figure to control wages won't be accepted.] Carter's cater meeting with retail busmen. mentioned. [CARTER - notes it's hard to get people to make sacrifice when it's easier to let others do it.]
REPORTER: Stephanie Levinson

Jarriel, Tom;
Levinson, Stephanie

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