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Ireland / Gasoline Shortage #263727

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 12, 1979
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(Studio) Ireland reported suffering from a severe gasoline shortage.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Dublin, Ireland) Dubliners said walking or using buses because of fuel shortage. [Uniden. bus DRIVER - says there aren't that many buses on the road.] Sudden growth of auto purchases in Ireland during last 2 years as result of lower taxation noted. [Petrol Realtors Assn spokesperson Tony O'NEAL - claims fuel is being deliberately held back to create higher fuel prices.] Foreign tourists reported given special gasoline allowance.

Lee, Mike;
Schieffer, Bob

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