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Truckers, Government / Protest / Energy Crisis #24399

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 07, 1973
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(Studio) Govt. holds series of mtgs. with truckers to help ease threat of protest and blockades.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Top energy and transportation officials meet with independent truckers and Teamsters' President Frank Fitzsimmons. [Truck driver, J.W. "River Rat" EDWARDS - says Interstate Commerce Commission chairperson to report on progress of mtgs. later.] Interstate Commerce Commission chairperson's promises to truckers outlined. [Interstate Commerce Commission Chairperson George STAFFORD - plans to increase rates for truckers soon.] Truckers won't blockade DC; to leave town.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Smith, Howard K.

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