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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 26, 1973
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(Studio) Gasoline rationing may not be used in `74. President informally drops remark; final decision may be announced Thursday
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(White House) President meets with energy czar William Simon and his assistant John Sawhill. Reasons outlined why rationing won't be needed.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Latest figures show United States still recs. close to normal supply of foreign oil. Explanation for normal supply reviewed. Considerable quantities of Arab oil believed smuggled into US.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Senator Thomas Eagleton critical of administration's acceptance of price increases of Arab oil. Little man put in bind.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Levine, Irving R.

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