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(Studio) House passes bill to allocate oil supplies. Senator approves Alaska pipeline construction. Oil industry calls for gas and fuel oil rationing.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Fairbanks, AK) Alaska citizens cynical with regard to construction, Pipeline route outlined Oil pipeline can't solve energy crisis, however. Congress bill requires oil companies to pay damages for any oil spills after oil shipments begin, Gale Nichols family can't find work now because pipeline won't be started till spring. [NICHOLS - can't find job and is stranded in AK.] AK believes future to be rich after pipeline construction begins.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Drinkwater, Terry
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