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CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 18, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter to address nation with regard to energy shortage; broadcast noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Carter, James Schlesinger and Stuart Eizenstat put finishing touches on speech, designed to head off some criticism of energy policy before it's officially announced Wednesday 1 source for report is CIA study re: shortage of energy in world. Press Secretary Jody Powell says publicity is to get Americans to reject objections of special interest groups; however, public support may be difficult as plan calls for higher energy prices.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Biggest drain on energy in United States is waste. Following report conts. series on energy, examining where it goes.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Report on energy wastes on daily basis in US.
REPORTER: Charles Osgood

Cronkite, Walter;
Osgood, Charles;
Schieffer, Bob

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