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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 10, 1977
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(Studio) Temperatures up in E. and schools and factories reopen, but officials say energy crisis not over and won't be for some time.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) At National Consumer Assembly, Federal Energy Administration head John O'Leary talks about complacency with regard to natural gas consumption. [O'LEARY - says FPC head Richard Dunham tells him people turning thermostats back up and effect isn't good; says energy crisis not over, won't get out of present till October and next few winters to be worse.] Energy chief James Schlesinger says immediate gas crisis over. [SCHLESINGER - says there'll be difficulty rest of winter.] Schlesinger says inadequate data on gas supplies may have hampered government attempts to ease unemployment from shortage.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Studio) Govt. has sent investigating team to New Orleans to find out if producers are holding gas back; group incls. former FPC economist David Schwartz.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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