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Energy #264100

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 03, 1979
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(Studio) Mobil Oil opposition to President Carter's phased decontrol of oil prices announced.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Kansas City, Missouri) Company officials' urging of continued price controls at annual stkholders. meeting outlined. [Mobil president William TAVOULAREAS - says priority should be on new oil development] Mobil position with regard to manipulation of control issue by political during election campaign stated. Demonstration outside mtg. by energy activists reported; details given, film shown. Joining of Citizen/Labor, Energy Coalition by Senator Thomas Eagleton, sponsor of bill proposing continued oil price controls, noted; Eagleton quoted. [EAGLETON - says decontrol representative consumer ripoff.] Coalition's future plans stated.
REPORTER: Betty Ann Bowser

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Test vehicle, developed to incr miles per gallon, examined. Purpose of trip by designers Ralph Moody and Michael Shetley stated. [SHETLEY - cites lack of funding for extensive testing program.] Interruption of testimony by phone call from Ford to Shetley reported Future plans of Moody and Shetley stated.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Morgan Hill, California) Solar-powered airplane featured. Plane, developed by Larry Morrow, detailed. Film shown; Morrow quoted. [MORROW - comments.] Craft reported named "Solar Riser."
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Benton, Nelson;
Bowser, Betty Ann;
Drinkwater, Terry;
Mudd, Roger

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