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California Skiers / Sun. Gasoline Sales #24125

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 17, 1973
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(Studio) On West Coast, Sunday closing of gasoline stations affects skiers and ski lodge owners.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Mammoth Lakes, California) Stations along highway to Sierras ignore President' request to close. [Chamber of Commerce president George HITCHBORN - admits gasoline stations remain open because Bishop is tourist town.] Questioned about forced closing by government [HITCHBORN - knows closing would be disastrous for community of Bishop and Los Angeles skiers.] [Skier John MOORE - feels no guilt buying gasoline on Suns. Reasons outlined.]
REPORTER: Anne Kaestner

Kaestner, Anne;
Reasoner, Harry

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