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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 30, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Decrs. in June gasoline allotments by Texaco, Mobil, Citgo, Gulf, Shell listed on screen. Energy Secretary James Schlesinger quoted with regard to oil co. actions. Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted with regard to summer expectations.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Studio) Gasoline price increase since beginning of year noted; possibility of fraud reported alluded to in Energy Department lawyer's testimony to Congress
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Types of fraud allegedly conducted by oil companies outlined. [Attorney Joseph McNEFF - says investigations were limited by government] Restrictions allegedly placed on McNeff by Energy Department after his initial allegations yr. ago stated. [McNEFF - says there's conspiracy between oil companies and certain individuals in government] [Representative Albert GORE, Junior - comments.] Denial of chgs. by Energy Department noted.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

(Studio) 10 oil companies said being notified with regard to violation of wage/price guidelines.

Reporter(s):
Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter;
Spencer, Susan
Duration:
00:03:30

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