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Energy Crisis / Fuel Shortages / Gasoline Prices #27718

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 13, 1973
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(Studio) Congress debates heating fuel shortage solutions.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Capitol Hill) [Senator Henry JACKSON - believes public utilities to suffer from shortages unless mandatory fuel allocation started.] Later, independent oil distributors plead for mandatory allocation. [Senator Abraham RIBICOFF - believes mandatory distribution is only answer.] [Director Energy Policy Office John LOVE - cautions mandatory program won't solve fuel problem.] Gasoline dealers meet with Congress leaders demanding Phase IV controls allow dealers to raise prices. [Representative Carl ALBERT - charges dealers caught in price squeeze.] Dealers request 2 cents per gal. rise.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry

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