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CBS Evening News for Friday, May 18, 1979
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(Studio) Suggestion proffered by Energy Department official at House subcommittee hearing stated.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) [Representative Marc MARKS - asks why United States is experiencing gasoline shortage.] Energy Department David BARDIN - responds.] [MARKS and BRADIN - exchange comments.] Committee and Energy Department's position with regard to investigation of oil companies and price noted.

(Studio) Report with regard to decring. diesel fuel supply introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(San Diego, California) Effects of diesel fuel shortage in California on commercial fishing industry examined. [Tuna cap. Matteo GIACALONE - cites economy impact of having to wait for fuel appointed] Govt.'s stipulation with regard to commercial fishing ships recing. full amount needed compared with reality of situation at dockside. [Fuel dock manager George ALAMEDA - recounts what Shell dealers told him with regard to diesel fuel.]
REPORTER: Harold Dow

(Studio) Amt of petroleum used daily by Defense Department stated; Pentagon statement given with regard to shortage and military preparedness.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Dow, Harold;
McManus, Jim;
Mudd, Roger

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