Search the Archive

Gas Shortage / Independent Owners #26024

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 29, 1973
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Chairperson consumer subcommittee , Senator Adlai Stevenson III, holds hearing to determine if major oil companies using gas shortage to force independents out of business.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Chicago, Illinois) [Independent owner William BERGMAN - questions oil companies opening own independent stations if surplus depleted.] [William GLASSMAN - believes there is gas, but being hoarded by oil companies] [Representative of United States Oil and Gas Lisle REED - says gas shortage hit harder and faster than expected.] [Senator Adlai STEVENSON - indicates major oil companies maybe taking advantage of gas shortage to ruin independents.]
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

Kincaid, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.