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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 11, 1979
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(Studio) Search for energy self-sufficiency said stimulated by Iranian cutoff as well as President Carter's push in that direction; details given. Fed. government in Alaska said beginning joint sale of major reserve.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Offshore leases up for bid in north Alaska area reported; location mentioned. [Bureau of Land Mgt. spokesperson Esther WUNNICKE- announces total bids for one tract.] Amt. said record; Exxon, Arco and Union noted making joint bid. [Arco executive Glenn SIMPSON - comments.] Pros and cons of drilling sites examined; failure of Eskimos to delay today's sales noted.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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