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Amtrak #265918

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 29, 1979
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(Studio) Cutback in Amtrak service, under congress mandate, announced.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Glenview, Illinois) History of North Coast Hiawatha, serving Chicago to Seattle route, outlined; details given. Other routes to be discontinued listed, shown on map. Irony of cutbacks with regard to incrd. Amtrak business in face of energy crisis, noted; details given. [Passengers Travis GRAHAM, Joseph SCHMIDBAUER, Dora RIGGIN, Rich KIRKE - comment.] Amtrak's takeover of passenger service recalled.
REPORTER: Don Webster

Mudd, Roger;
Webster, Don

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