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Energy Bill / Cong. Conference Committee #46194

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 18, 1977
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(DC) Bickering among New York yankees baseball players compared to that to come between Senator and House with regard to energy bill. House gives President Carter almost all he wanted, Senator almost nothing. Conf. committee meets this afternoon to begin work on compromise bill.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Committee meets in room where sinking of the Titanic was probed and where several president hopefuls have announced candidacies. On committee are Representatives Thomas Ashley, Al Ullman, and John Dingell and Senators Henry Jackson, J. Bennett Johnston and Russell Long, all Democrats; measures favored and degreee of support or lack of it for Carter noted. Republicans general against price controls and energy taxes. Committee said to be aiming for bill by mid-November, hopefully one Carter will sign.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Reynolds, Frank

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