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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 01, 1979
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(Studio) House Commerce Committee's action on President Carter's standby gasoline rationing plan outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Representative John DINGELL - makes motion on plan.] Voting tie on plan stated. [MAN - reads vote.] [2nd MAN - announces failure of motion.] Committee agreement to send plan to full House without its recommendation for passage noted. Winning of one representative's vote by White House assurance re: change in plan detailed. [Representative Henry WAXMAN - comments on plan.] Scheduled House action on plan and lack of Senator schedule reported; deadline for congress action cited as end of next week
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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