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Economy #64885

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 07, 1980
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(Studio) Drop in unemployment last month and Chicago's Harris Trust and Savings Bank's increase in prime into rate reported; consumer price index increase for wlse. goods in February detailed.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(NYC) Food price activity outlined; Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland mentioned, films shown Details with regard to farm prices, wholesale nonfood items, energy costs, gasoline and home heating oil prices, listed on screen; price increase rel. to unemployment rate considered.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

(DC) President Carter said continuing work on anti-inflation program; his mtg. with group of mayors today noted. [Mayor John HALAK - comments.] [Council of Econ. Advisers spokesperson Charles SCHULTZE - comments.] Supermarket chains agreeing to set vol. ceiling on their prices listed on screen. [Consumer adviser Esther PETERSON - comments.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Cordtz, Dan;
Donaldson, Sam;
Robinson, Max

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