CBS Evening News for Friday, May 23, 1975
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) President senses shift toward firm United States leadership in world affairs. President makes comment in group interview with 5 foreign journalists.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(White House) [PRES. - cites Mayaguez incident as firm assurance that US capable and has will to act in emergency.] President to decide in next 48 hrs. whether to raise tariff on imported oil. [Mr. FORD - says Congress fails badly to help solve energy problem. Extra $1 tariff may stimulate Congress] [BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) correspondent Robert McNEILL - asks if Mr. Ford tried to persuade Shah of Iran not to incr, price.] [PRES. - says topic discussed; told Shah of adverse economy impact. Dismisses confrontation as possibility if another oil embargo occurs.] Defense Secretary James Schlesinger made comment about confrontation. President begins European trip next week
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.