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Ford / Energy and Labor Bills #238250

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 22, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford signs energy bill and vetoes bill to expand picketing rights of building trade unions.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Energy bill to roll back domestic oil prices, but next year prices to climb 10% per year $2 barrel import fee removed. By 1980, auto must get 20 mpg Legis. also requires appliance labeling and voluntary energy efficiency efforts. It encourages more coal conversion and gives President stand-by emergency authority. Ford signed bill, though not happy with it.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Studio) Reporter cites broadcast difficulties.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil

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