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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 19, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami, Florida) Problems to motorists caused by closed gas stations due to gasoline shortage in south Florida reported; American Auto. Association mentioned. [Stranded motorist Nora HAMIDEH - comments.] Incr. amount of gasoline coming into Florida through Port Everglades reported [Harbor master Doug FORSYTH - notes increase] Oil company cutbacks to dealers noted. [Shell Oil Rus CHEATHAM - notes cutbacks.] [Port Commission Steve DAVID - comments.] David's request re: investigation of oil co distribution of gasoline in south Florida cited. [CHEATHAM - responds to chgs. with regard to withholding of gasoline; mentions Department of Energy.]
REPORTER: John Sheahan (WIVJ newstape)

Cronkite, Walter;
Sheahan, John

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