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Gasoline Dealers Protest / Phase IV Controls #230347

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 13, 1973
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(Studio) Gasoline dealers take complaints to DC.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Independent dealers' complaints reviewed. [Independent dealers' spokesperson Charles BINSTED - minces no words in attacking Cost of Living Council]
REPORTER: George Herman

(Miami, Florida) To get around Phase IV price squeeze on dealers, some stations charge extra for hood check. [Gas station manager Earl BREAULT - explains reason behind service charge.] Customers balk; some even refuse to buy gas. [BREAULT - expects another service charge to be imposed for checking tires.]
REPORTER: Fred Francis (WTVJ-TV Miami, Florida)

(Saint Louis, Missouri) 1 station adds 5% surcharge to gasoline bill. [Gas station owner George HAND - believes higher prices from Shell warrants absorbing high prices some way.]
REPORTER: No reporter given (KMOX-TV Saint Louis, Missouri)

(DC) Cost of Living Council offers no relief to gasoline dealers.
REPORTER: George Herman

Cronkite, Walter;
Herman, George

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