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Economy / Weather #56282

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 24, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter's remarks about inflation in State of Union message noted. Release of consumer price index for 1978 reported Incr. in index described.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Details of consumer price index increases for 1978 given. Effect of California's Prop. 13 on national inflation rate noted. Varying predictions of inflation rate for President Carter's new budget reported.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Studio) Press Secretary Jody Powell's comments about Carter's view on 1978 inflation and his economy proposals given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Effect of Midwest weather on economy there described. Film shown. [Chicago RESIDENT - discusses trying to purchase snowblower.] Other weather details given, with regard to snowstorms and tornadoes. Films shown.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Gibson, Charles;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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