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Service Stations #298461

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 04, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Angeles, California) Decline in number service stations in United States and implications for motorists examined; films shown. [Stephen CRANE - doesn't consider gas conservation important anymore.] Contd. drop in gasoline prices over past year outlined. [Lowell WADDILL - can afford to drive more now.] Possible benefits of Persian Gulf crisis to American motorists explained. [MAN - analyzes situation.] [Station dealer Carroll HANSEN - anticipates being evicted when lease expires.] Econs. involved in station industry considered. [ARCO marketing chief George BABIKIAN - cites need for service stations to economically justify their existence.]
REPORTER: David Dow

Reporter(s):
Dow, David;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

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