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High Energy Bills / Energy Stamps #239222

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 26, 1975
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(Studio) Steep rise in energy bills creates dilemma for many low-income families. Solution may be found in experiment in Central Pennsylvania.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) Antipoverty workers use media to explain energy stamps to low-income families. Stamps cost $25 and can be used to buy $75 worth of nat. gas, home heating oil, coal or electricity. [Fuel stamp buyer David ROBERTS - says energy stamps welcome relief to him.] [Stamp program director Rob FULTON - believes mild winter explains why more people haven't requested energy stamps; people also somewhat leery of getting involved in federal giveaway program.]
REPORTER: Betty Ann Bowser

Reporter(s):
Bowser, Betty Ann;
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:02:10

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