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Gas Shortage / Denver, Colorado #26771

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 17, 1973
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(Studio) FTC (Federal Trade Commission) issues antitrust complaint against 8 major oil companies Other investigations of major oil companies and possible link to gas shortages continue.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Denver, Colorado) Denver's gas shortage critical. Most stations close on wkends. with open stations limiting hrs. and gas to customers. Tourism off. Conflicting reasons given for gas shortage. Consumers give reactions. New pipeline to be installed for Denver to ease shortage. [Lieutenant Governor John VANDERHOOF - says 1 certain oil company not at fault. Denver failed to prepare for shortages with good pipeline planning. Denver to live with gas squeeze for at least 3 years] Inadequate distribution capabilities. Public shows concern over industry manipulated shortage.
REPORTER: Ron Miller

Miller, Ron;
Reasoner, Harry

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