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CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 15, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) House vote for resolution into inquiry with regard to gasoline shortage reported; DC gasoline lines noted. House television tape shown. [Representative Samuel DEVINE - speaks to House] [MEN - fight at gasoline station] Gasoline situation in DC outlined, include emergency minimum purchase measure invoked by mayor. [Service Stations Association Victor RASHEED - thinks situation could have been avoided by oil companies]
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Studio) Energy Department reported calling in oil company execs. with regard to decrease product of gasoline and heating oil in face of incrd. crude oil imports; assistant Energy Secretary Alvin L. Alm quoted with regard to possible government allocation of crude oil. Court order for Glenn Heller, Boston gasoline station owner arrested for price gouging, to reduce prices detailed.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Benton, Nelson;
Mudd, Roger

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