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President / Kansas / Energy, Economy Program #238531

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 11, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford to unfreeze $2 billion in federal highway funds to help stimulate construction industry Mr. Ford discloses rebate plan for gasoline used by farmers.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Topeka, Kansas) Former Kansas Governor Alf Landon among dignitaries greeting President in Topeka. Crowd large and friendly. [PRES. - thanks large crowd for warm reception.] Mr. Ford unveils proposals already mentioned to Kansas state legislature [PRES. - says govs. assure him funds can be put to immediate use.] Mid. West govs. pleased with President's rebate proposal for farmers.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Highway funds could be used for mass transit systems. Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz voices pleasure about gas rebate plan for farmers.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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