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Oklahoma / Oil Crisis #309451

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 27, 1986
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.

(Bartlesville, OK: Sam Ford) Tension here due to drop in international oil prices, following on heels of attempted takeover of Phillips Petroleum, examined; Barbara and Joe Paul cited as example [PAULS - blame economy for their plight.] [Merchant Josef DERRYBERRY - describes community's crisis.] Incr. in crime rate since crisis hit outlined. [Sheriff Larry SILVER - cites number suicides job-related.] [Phillips chairperson C.J. SILAS - hadn't expected such drop in prices.] Company's layoffs and number laid off by TRW mentioned.

Ford, Sam;
Spencer, Susan

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