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CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 02, 1977
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(Studio) Congress conference committee 's work on natural gas pricing section of energy legislature and controversy with regard to it reported President Carter's meeting with House mbrs. with regard to legislature cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Rumors of deals between President and other interests in legislature bring liberal Representatives to White House; Carter's assurances to them noted. [CARTER - says flexibility is a must; won't be able to satisfy all.] [Representative Toby MOFFETT - describes meeting and President's attitude.] Special session in White House for Carter's order to nuclear reactor in Shippingport, Pennsylvania, to go to full power, detailed. [Westinghouse chairperson Robert KIRBY - tells President instructions received and being carried out.] This reactor doesn't produce plutonium; will help furnish power to Pittsburgh. Presence of Admiral Hyman Rickover at ceremony noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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