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Energy Crisis / Gasoline, Home Heating Oil Products #227010

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 05, 1973
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(Studio) Cost of Living Council approves price increase for heating oil.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Refinery price reduced on gasoline 1 cent; heating oil increases 2 cents. [Cost of Living Council director John DUNLOP - says refineries to shift emphasis to home heating oils rather than gasoline.] Gasoline price decrease won't benefit consumer. Cost of Living Council orders probe into diesel fuel price gouging at truck stops. [Cost of Living Council deputy dir. James McLANE - outlines penalties for selling diesel fuel at illegal price.] Association of Truck Stops denies charges.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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