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Oil Prices #275788

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 05, 1981
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(Studio) Price increases of gasoline and home heating oil since President Reagan's oil price decontrol last week discussed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Price hikes by Texaco, Arco, Sun reported [January 28, 1981, Energy Secretary James EDWARDS - predicts small increase] Gasoline and heating oil prices increases since decontrol by major companies listed on screen; government noted already authorizing air fare increases due to anticipated jet fuel price hikes. White House's continued defense of move mentioned.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Passaic, New Jersey) [Sherry FRITSCH - comments on family's efforts to pay heating bill.] Doug. Fritsch's income and their efforts to cope noted. [Sherry FRITSCH - comments.] General problem faced by Americans such as the Fritschs noted.

Benton, Nelson;
Brady, Ray;
Cronkite, Walter

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