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Gasoline Shortage / Independent Owners #470513

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 29, 1973
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(Studio) Independent gas station owners suffer from gasoline shortage. Consumer subcommittee meets today to discuss. Adlai Stevenson chairperson
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Chicago, Illinois) Shortage disastrous for independent owners. Many feel major oil companies forcing them to close. [Indeps. attorney Irving SAUL - says if shortage exists, small independent owners hurt, not major companies] [Indep. owner William BERMAN - sees major oil companies opening own independent stations, forcing small businessman out.] [Peter SPINA - states prices indeps. pay unbearable.] [William GLASSMAN - believes gas is available.] Interior Department to hold hearing next month possibly forcing major oil companies to sell to indeps.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Briggs, Fred;
Chancellor, John

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