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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 13, 1975
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(Studio) Assumed President Ford will appeal court decision wiping out $2 barrel tariff on imported oil.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Vail, Colorado) Press Secretary Ron Nessen expects Ford will appeal. Oil consumption not reduced by tariffs. Aides feel he'll remove tariffs anyway if Congress will back his veto of legislature extending domestic price controls. Gasoline prices won't rise as rapidly with tariffs removed. Ford to speak to energy symposium Friday Shown en route to golf game. United States no nearer national energy conservation policy now than in 1974.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Mudd, Roger;
Schieffer, Bob

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