CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 01, 1977
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(Studio) president sends Congress proposal to create energy department
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Report on details of proposal. James Schlesinger to be secretary of department Abolished would be FEA, FPC and Energy Research and Dvt. Admin. Energy-related authority to be kept by Interior Department and Nuclear Regulatory Commission noted. [SCHLESINGER - says today's discussion not policy but instrument toward policy. Notes real, not transitory, concern with regard to energy now.] Early congress approval expected. Carter denies he's considering extra 25 cent tax on gasoline.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton
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