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Westwood Power Boycott #256458

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 19, 1978
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(Studio) Report on power cut in Westwood, California, not because of low coal supply but because of high electric bills.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Westwood, California) Details with regard to town's protest of high electricity rates by California Pacific Utilities Company given. Westwood is in Sierra Mts. Changes in lifestyle due to boycott noted; hot water heater hookup devised by Dewey Bolin described. [Dale TOWNSLEY - tells what he's missed most during blackout.] [Sharon BOLIN - thinks that when power turned back on, use will be limited because people have discovered things they can do without electricity.] Potluck dinner at home of Bud and Kay Warren noted. Blackout ends on Monday
REPORTER: Harold Dow

Dean, Morton;
Dow, Harold

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