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CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 04, 1977
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(Studio) Senator action on outside income limits for Social Security recipients noted; must be compromised with House
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Report on function of congress conference committee , using energy bill committee as ex. Representative Harley Staggers noted as conference chairperson Geographical considerations in appointing members to conference committee described; home areas of several Congmen. listed and regional concerns noted. [Representative Clarence BROWN - discusses regional interests in committee and problems arising from them.] [Senator Bennett JOHNSTON - notes number of conferees involved.] [Senator Henry JACKSON - cites number of special concerns involved in energy bill.] Predictions of some conferees with regard to length of negotiation on energy bill and with regard to President Carter's world trip, if he's really going to stay in United States till energy bill completed, noted.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Reporter(s):
Benton, Nelson;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:50

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