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Electric Bill / Oil Shortage #233409

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 15, 1974
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(Studio) Oil needed to produce electricity. As oil prices increase, electric bills shoot up.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Laguna Hills, California) Rates jump 20-50%. [Mrs. Martha BERDROW - says many older persons regret moving into all-electric homes.]

(Hartsdale, New York) Total electric homes are at disadvantage. [Mrs. Tena JACKSON - protests high electric bills.] Mrs. Jackson's bill nears $300 per month [Consolidated Edison chairperson of board Charles LUCE - regrets electric bills have jumped astronomically.]
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, David;
McNamara, Bob

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