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CBS Evening News for Monday, May 14, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Continued gasoline station lines and ensuing anger and frustration in California outlined. [Toni DEEMATH - recalls motorist trying to crowd into line.] [Dee PARKS - comments on frustration.] [Mark ROTH - says situation is conflict between Carter and Jerry Brown.] Brown's executive order, requiring stations to remain open on wkends. noted. [California energy commission Richard MAULLIN - says National Guard would be sent in extreme situation.] [Air resources board Tom QUINN - says Chevron is deliberately holding down gasoline supply.] [Standard Oil of California Marion SMITH - responds to Quinn's chgs.] Explosion and fire due to gasoline hoarding reported shown.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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