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Consumer Price Index / Inflation #610656

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 04, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Lisa Myers) The official plan proposed to change the Consumer Price Index (CPI) that would mean lower cost of living increases for social programs including Social Security outlined; details given as to how the CPI is used to measure inflation and how Americans would be hurt by the change. [Economist Michael BOSKIN, senior Patricia BLEVINS, SENIOR, OFFICIAL, Majority Leader Senator Trent LOTT - comment on the government's latest attempt to hoard in more taxpayer money.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa
Duration:
00:02:20

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