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Energy Bill / Natural Gas Issue / Carter and War Bonnet #257475

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 21, 1978
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(Studio) Report on breakthru on natural gas pricing by Congress, 1 year and 1 day after President Carter sent energy plan to them.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Details given on congress conference committee mtgs. leading to agreement on natural gas issue; Energy Secretary Schlesinger's meeting with different caucuses noted. [Senator Henry JACKSON - says differences have been merged into bill.] [Senator Pete DOMENICI - says no one got what they wanted, so pkg. is probably good for consumer and producer.] [SCHLESINGER - says Carter will accept compromise and has commended chairperson of cmtes. involved.] Problems still facing energy bill in Congress outlined.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(DC) Report on President's reaction to compromise; statements by Press Secretary Jody Powell, include quote from Carter, given. Carter's visit by people from Keep American Beautiful campaign, include Indian actor Iron Eyes Cody, detailed. President's acceptance of Indian war bonnet noted. Films and photos of Calvin Coolidge in Indian war bonnet shown; John F. Kennedy's statement about Coolidge and the bonnet pictures quoted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Benton, Nelson;
Mudd, Roger;
Schieffer, Bob

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