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New York / Nondiscriminatory Gasoline Sales / Violence #232889

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 13, 1974
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(Studio) Federal energy chief William Simon bans selling gasoline to regular customers only. New York practices such a plan.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) [Stn. owner Joseph ALEMANY - says he can't serve regular customers well for long lines and panic buying.] [Stn. owner Michael BUX - believes customers won't return to station because of treatment during gasoline shortage.] New York Gas. Stn. Dealers Association says stations may shut down to protest new Simon ruling.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

(Studio) New York's Michael Bux isn't only gun-toting dealer.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [Stn. owner Hubert ORR - wears gun because he's been threatened and frightened by customers stealing gasoline. Customer reaction discussed.] Orr intends to use pistol if necessary.
REPORTER: Bert Roselle (WCAU-TV)

Cronkite, Walter;
Kelley, Chris

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