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Iran / United States Energy Situation #262066

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 13, 1979
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(Studio) State Department spokesperson Hodding Carter's comments about progress in United States rel. with Iran's new government quoted. President Carter's White House meeting with CIA director Stansfield Turner noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) United States concerns that Khomeini won't be able to keep Iran from falling into hands of radical groups reported Lack of United States intelligence reports on groups, because Iranian secret police had ordered United States to leave that to Iranians, stated; possible ties between radicals and USSR mentioned. Other US concerns said to include those about cutoff in communications with Iranian military United States hopes about future for Iran listed.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) President Carter's comments on effects of Iran oil cutoff reported Energy Secretary James Schlesinger's congress testimony with regard to outlook noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Details given about Schlesinger's testimony to House subcommittee [SCHLESINGER - discusses outlook for restored product in Iran and for future effects of product halt on US. Compares potential to situation in 1973 Arab oil embargo.] Admin. preparation of mandatory energy controls to be sent to Congress and used if needed detailed.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Studio) Illinois Gasoline Dealers Association request to members with regard to limiting hrs. due to shortage of gasoline that has already developed reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Benton, Nelson;
Mudd, Roger;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:04:10

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