ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 19, 1978
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(Studio) FTC (Federal Trade Commission) report criticizing funeral industry presented.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Funeral home exploitation of the bereaved chgd. by FTC; regulations said to be sought. [FTC investigator Arthur ANGEL - says abuses are widespread.] Details of report noted. [Attorney, National Selected Morticians David MURCHISON - says item-by-item pricing of funerals would increase cost to survivors.] Film of military funeral complete with cavalry and riderless horse, shown.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory
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