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Oil / House Bill / Decontrol / Republicans #38251

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 18, 1975
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(Studio) House debates energy bill to roll back price 40% on some domestic oil and allow other domestic oils to increase in price. Report on Republicans who oppose President Ford's decontrol plan.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(New England) New Englanders use up a lot of oil. Their Congmen. don't like Ford's plan of $2 tariff on imported oil; rather have rationing than deregulation.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(DC) 6 of 8 Republican Congress probably to vote against President' plan. [Representative Silvio CONTE - will fight Ford. Poor and middle class should run oil companies] Compromise expected.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Smith, Howard K.

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