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Democrats On Capitol Hill Criticize Ford's Economy, Energy Plans #236692

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 20, 1975
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(Studio) Democrats on Capitol Hill begin to pick apart President' energy and economy proposals. House Ways, Means chairperson Al Ullman calls for cutback and limit of Mr Ford's tax rebate plan; also favors gasoline rationing over higher oil taxes. Senators Edward Kennedy and Henry Jackson move to freeze any presidential action on energy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) 2 Senators to propose Congress delay for 90 days new tariffs on oil imports and propose removal of oil price controls. [JACKSON - believes American public won't stand for President' plans when they learn total added cost for fuel.] [KENNEDY - wants President' measure to be fully considered along with all its implications.]
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Studio) Mr. Ford convinced higher prices, not rationing, best way to discourage use of gasoline. President to hold news conference tomorrow; CBS to cover it live beginning at 2 p.m. EST.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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