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Economy #58613

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 23, 1979
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(Studio) Consumer price increase for February noted as setback for President Carter's anti-inflation program. White House Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted re: Carter's reaction.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Consumer Price index rise since 1974 noted; graph shown. Individual food prices, hsing. costs, heating oil price increase compared with January [Alfred KAHN - comments.] Kahn's Wage/Price Council request that business hold prices down or risk public exposure noted. AFL-CIO president George Meany quoted; transcribed on screen. Upcoming Teamster contract expiration mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

(NYC) 1973 beef boycott recalled, shown. television commercial shown. Beef price increases and meat consumption decrease since 1976 noted on screen. [PEOPLE - comment. Effect on fast food chains, such as McDonald's, noted. Beef ind. commercial shown, courtesy National Livestock and Meat Bd.
REPORTER: Dan] Cordtz

Cordtz, Dan];
Reynolds, Frank;
Zimmerman, Bill

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