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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 19, 1978
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(Studio) Senator rejection of attempt to send Carter natural gas compromise bill back to committee detailed. House hasn't yet acted on bill. Report on exchange at South Govs. Conf., over natural gas bill.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Hilton Head, SC) Energy Secretary James Schlesinger's address to conf., being held at Hilton Head, SC, with regard to energy legislature reported [SCHLESINGER - says natural gas bill will begin to reduce or help several problem areas for US, but isn't solution by itself.] Exchange between Schlesinger and LA Governor Edwin Edwards who opposes bill and whose state produces natural gas, detailed. [SCHLESINGER - doesn't have open mind, but it's more open than Edwards'.j [EDWARDS - says bill will have opposite effect from what admin. believes.]
REPORTER: John Sheahan

Cronkite, Walter;
Sheahan, John

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