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Energy Crisis / Poor, Elderly #230936

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 22, 1974
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(Studio) Senate committee opens hearings to determine effects of energy crisis on poor and elderly. Senator George McGovern acts as chairperson McGovern and Senator Jacob Javits to push for legislature to help disadvantaged.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(China, ME) In ME, Office of Economic Opportunity aid program attempts to winterize houses of poor [Office of Economic Opportunity director Herbert SPERRY - explains program.] [Stanley FISHER - describes problems of extreme cold in his old house ] Carl Percy and his wife agree to have house insulated only if local volunteers would be responsible. [Girl Scout leader Mrs. Irma ROBINSON - says Mr. and Mrs. Percy now willing to have home winterized.]
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy

Cronkite, Walter;
Lovejoy, Sharron

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