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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 02, 1979
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(Studio) Amoco suggestion with regard to selling gasoline by liter as answer to present problem with pumps' inability to register dollar+prices; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Altoona, Pennsylvania) Erosion of family budget by gasoline prices noted. [Jude LUBERT - comments.] Lubert's job of making new gasoline pump head that can register price of dollar or more for 1st time in United States history noted. New profits to equipment companies such as Veeder-Root in Altoona due to gasoline price increases noted. Films shown. Change in pump heads due to Arab oil embargo and now further changes outlined. Testing of $10/gal. pump heads noted.

Brady, Ray;
Cronkite, Walter

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