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Oil Consumers' Meeting / Washington, DC #232837

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 11, 1974
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(Studio) 13 oil-consuming nations meet in Washington, DC to discuss growing energy crisis.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Conf. marked by internal strife. European cntrys. and Japan afraid to take any action likely to upset oil-producing cntrys. [Federal energy admin. William SIMON - criticizes any bilateral agreements between oil producers and consuming cntrys.] [European Common Mkt. Rudiger Von PACHELBEL (sic) - defends bilateral agreements.] France's representative Michel Jobert sharply attacks conf.; details given.
REPORTER: George Herman

(Studio) Oil-producing nations react negatively to conference Secretary general of organization of petroleum exporting cntrys. warns of confrontation with producers if consumers set up united front. Shah of Iran warns consuming cntrys. of any united action.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Herman, George

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