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Love Resigns / Energy Crisis #24318

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 03, 1973
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(Studio) President accepts resignations from chief energy adviser John Love and dep. adviser Charles DiBona.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Dep. Treasury Secretary William Simon to be named head of new agency to handle crisis. Allegedly, Love's views on gasoline rationing differed from those of Nixon administration, causing problems.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(DC) [LOVE - explains he didn't remain as energy adviser because it would be superfluous to new energy agency.] Questioned about regrets. [LOVE - leaves with no regrets. Believes resignation handled somewhat clumsily, but no bitterness remains.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(DC) Friends of Love report President too concerned with Watergate to be interested in energy crisis.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Peterson, Roger;
Smith, Howard K.

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