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Econ, / Wholesale Prices / Farmer Protests #58350

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 09, 1979
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(Studio) Government report on increase in wholesale prices in January noted; expected increase in retail prices reported Film shown. [Admin. inflation adviser Alfred KAHN - comments. States increase in beef prices in 2 mos.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(No location given) Details given about reasons for beef price increases and effects on consumer. [Agriculture economy Dr. T.A. HIERONYMOUS - says consumer will begin buying pork and poultry.] Pricing outlook on pork and poultry mkts. noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(NYC) Details given about non-food price increases in January wholesale price index. [KAHN - comments.] Reasons for increases listed, Econ. outlook stated.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

(Studio) Farmers' continued protests in Washington, DC reported Film shown.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Cordtz, Dan;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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