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Economy and Energy / Gasoline Prices / Bush Administration #197366

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 07, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statistics on rising gasoline prices cited. {Note: local weather bulletin on screen.}

(New York: Betsy Stark) The mystery of gasoline supply, demand and prices examined; details given as to why the prices are driven higher. [MOTORIST, two energy ANALYSTS - comment.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Terry Moran) The view from President Bush's administration that there is no quick fix to energy problems, including gasoline prices, examined; details given of the mixed message on energy conservation. [White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER - says energy use is "an American way of life."]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) Texas A&M study on Americans' fuel waste due to longer commutes and traffic delays examined; statistics cited. [Texas Transportation Institution - says there is a significant traffic problem.] [Seattle commuter Don JORDAN - comments on his commute.]

Jennings, Peter;
Moran, Terry;
Stark, Betsy;
Stark, Lisa

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