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CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 14, 1973
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(Studio) House and Senator pass bill to place nation on daylight savings time to conserve power. Congress also passes national 55 m.p.h. speed limit; conf. committee to review legislature Nixon administration reports energy crisis may not be as severe as anticipated; Saudi Arabia may lift United States oil embargo next month Federal energy officer John Sawhill appears before Congress and paints more optimistic energy picture. Energy czar William Simon thinks winter to be less disrupted by energy crisis than 1st anticipated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Simon meets with industry representatives in Hartford, Connecticut. [SIMON - believes New England's problems could be solved by local refineries.] People more interested in immediate fuel crisis. Representative of Maine tourist industry, Connecticut plastic ind. representative, and organized labor representative outline energy crisis's effects on each ind.
REPORTER: David Culhane (Film - courtesy of Connecticut public TV) (WTIC-TV videotape)

Cronkite, Walter

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