CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 16, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Jerry Brown quoted with regard to mtg with President Carter over California gasoline crisis. [BROWN - comments on California allocation formula, meeting with Carter.] Reevaluation of California allotment said made prior to Brown visit. [CARTER - says no evidence of collusion or illegalities by oil companies has been found; comments.] Results of California investigation of refineries' use of crude oil given. Carter's recommendations to California stated; Brown's response cited. Energy Secretary James Schlesinger quoted with regard to consumption levels across nation
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl
(DC) Brown's Capitol Hill meeting with California delegation prior to meeting with Carter reported [BROWN - comments on James Schlesinger.] White House reported inviting California delegation to meeting only yesterday. [BROWN - comments on meeting with Carter; mentions California and NV.] [Senator S.I. HAYAKAWA - explains why he isn't worried about high gasoline prices.] [BROWN - notes attitude of Californians to situation.]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer
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