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FPC Nominee Dispute #228951

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 11, 1973
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(Studio) Senator dispute over Nixon's nominee to 5-member Federal Power Commission
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) FPC regulates electric rates and wholesale natural gas rates. Under Kennedy and Johnson commission represented balance between business and consumer. Many say Nixon's board representatives business only. Mbrs. include John Nassikas, Albert Brooke, Junior, Rush Moody Junior, and William Spring. Nixon's nominee Robert Morris worked as Standard Oil representative [Senator Frank MOSS - believes Morris will consider Standard Oil before consumer.] [Senator Ted STEVENS - believes commission should consist of impartial mbrs.] If Senator doesn't approve Morris for FPC, Senator will be exercising power over President
REPORTER: Joel Blocker

Blocker, Joel;
Mudd, Roger

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