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Energy / Oil Day Demonstrations #260558

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 17, 1979
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(Studio) Demonstrations across country with regard to Oil Day, protesting increase petroleum prices, reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Large turnout said in Chicago; films shown. Tom Hayden and Jane Fonda noted spkrs. [FONDA - addresses crowd.] Los Angeles rally said featuring Machinists Union president William Winpisinger. [WINPISINGER - speaks to rally.] Coalition said comprised of labor unions and citizens groups; Gray Panthers and National Football League Players Association mentioned. DC demonstration of senior citizens noted. [National Council of Senior Citizens spokesperson William HUTTON - comments.] [Amoco oil president Laurence FULLER - comments.] Films shown.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill
Duration:
00:02:30

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