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Energy Crisis / Truckers' Protest / Washington, DC Meeting #226634

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 11, 1973
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(Studio) Truck drivers upset over high fuel costs and low speeds.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Truckers threaten work stoppage unless demands met. [Trucker John SASS - outlines demands to Senate subcommittee Promises no more road blocks will be put up; truckers will simply stop work.] [Teamsters' chief Frank FlTZSIMMONS - doesn't think work stoppage likely.] Truck stop operators attend meeting called by Transportation Secretary Claude Brinegar. Unless more fuel allocated, airlines to be affected severely, just as trucking industry
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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