CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 10, 1978
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(Studio) Potential for good energy news reported, despite problems besetting President Carter's energy plan in Congress
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Livermore, California) Potential development of solar energy noted. Report is on potential for fusion energy, using sea water. Process explained. Diagrams shown. [Lawrence Livermore Lab spokesperson John EMMETT - states that there have been recent breakthrus and time is coming when country could begin development of fusion energy. Notes that it would take similar commitment to that taken to put man on moon.] Costs, problems involved and types of experiments now being carried out, especially at Lawrence Livermore Lab near San Francisco, examined. [Lab spokesperson Richard POST - cites reasons for developing fusion energy.] Mentioned in report are movie "Star Wars" and San Francisco Bay.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg
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