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House Hearing / Strip Mining Bill / Veto #240763

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 03, 1975
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(Studio) Top administration officials called before House hearing to defend President's veto of strip mining bill.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Capitol Hill) [Commerce Secretary Rogers MORTON - says bill means 3-5 years with dip in coal production and loss of employment.] [Federal Energy Administration Frank ZARB - says no one willing to say there wouldn't be coal deficit of some size during 1st 3 years of bill's implementation.] [Representative Morris UDALL - says he's made statement over and over.] Convincing enough Representatives of bill's merits to override veto to take some doing.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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