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Energy / Oil Prod. #262455

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 01, 1979
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(Studio) Congress study with regard to oil product shortage reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Lib. of Congress report with regard to Energy Department and industry overstatement of world oil product shortage cited; detailed given. Figs. shown on screen. Study noted cmsnd. by Congress Albert Gore, Junior [GORE, Junior - comments on implications of overstatement.] Energy Department response to study stated.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Studio) Cutbacks in gasoline and heating oil to dealers by oil companies noted. Texaco cited as closing gasoline stations in Michigan, WI, IN, Ohio, New York; Standard Oil of IN, Cities Service and Sunoco limits of sales noted. Vote by board of dirs. of Illinois Gasoline Dealers Association urging members to close Sundays reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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