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Gasoline Shortage #263726

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 12, 1979
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(Studio) Carter administration reported considering ntnwide. gas odd-even gasoline rationing plan similar to one now being used in California. Tape of lines at gas pumps in California shown. Carter's statement that he did not believe Senator Edward Kennedy would oppose him in 1980 quoted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Senator Kennedy shown addressing Howard University graduating class. [KENNEDY - says poor will be hardest hit by rising gasoline and oil prices.]
REPORTER: Diane Sawyer

(Studio) Senator Robert Byrd said to have asked to meet with Carter to write new compromise gasoline rationing plan.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Sawyer, Diane;
Schieffer, Bob

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