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Carter / Energy Message / Pipeline Bill / Cong. Conference Committee #249777

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 08, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter's energy message planned for tonight noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Preview of speech. (White House photograph shown.) President's signing of Al-Can natural gas pipeline bill noted. [CARTER - cites amount of natural gas pipeline will bring to United States and percentage this constitutes in nation's needs.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Broadcast of speech noted. Congress conference committee work on energy bill cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Conf. agreements listed. Mixed views of conferees toward Carter speech noted. [Senator Henry JACKSON - says way to get message over is by repetition.] [Representative Clarence BROWN - thinks Carter makes unnecessary move in television speech, in trying to get to conferees.] Beginning of new energy conference committee , to work solely on House and Senator versions of energy taxes, cited.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Studio) Treasury Secretary Blumenthal's remarks with regard to Senator energy package stated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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