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Energy Crisis / Policy Controversy / Ash vs. Simon #30157

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 15, 1974
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(Studio) Controversy over length of energy crisis occurs between FEO head William Simon and budget director Roy Ash.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Ash may be after George Shultz's job as Treasury Secretary if Shultz decides to leave. Shultz is William Simon's boss in Treasury Department Depending on who carries greater strength with President, Simon may be ousted from admin. Ash's statement with regard to energy crisis reviewed. Shultz even angrier than FEO over matter. Allegedly, Ash's more cheerful predictions right in line with President
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Peterson, Roger;
Smith, Howard K.

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