CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 17, 1979
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(Studio) Admin. push for phased-in tax on gasoline reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Sizable import fee on foreign oil, to encourage domestic conservation, said being considered in lieu of gasoline tax; details given with regard to impact on gasoline prices over and above OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) price hikes. Congress approval said not necessary for import tariff; Social Security payroll tax mentioned.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton
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