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Texas / Railroad Commission #270404

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 01, 1980
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Temple, Texas) [Jim NUGENT, Jim HIGHTOWER - campaign] Both men noted cands. for Texas railroad commission; importance of position with regard to state's oil and gas, uranium mining, utility rates outlined. History of commission examined; photos shown. [HIGHTOWER - campaigns.] Hightower's platform detailed. [HIGHTOWER - campaigns.] [NUGENT - campaigns.] Nugent's career in Texas legislature noted. [HIGHTOWER - campaigns.] Nugent's criticism of Hightower outlined. [NUGENT - comments.] Alleged amount of out-of-state money received by Hightower mentioned. [HIGHTOWER - campaigns.] Nugent's financial situation considered.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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