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High Electricity Bills #475691

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 19, 1974
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(Studio) Price of electricity increases as fuel oil prices increase All-electric home owners find it difficult to meet bills.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) [Dr. Melvin BENOWITZ - says electric bill jumps from $200-$309 per mo. Bill was lowest on block.] [Bd. chairperson Consolidated Edison Chas. LUCE - says he can only justify high electricity costs by pointing to high oil prices; oil needed to run generators for electricity.] Demonstrators appear at Con Edison to protest high electric bills.
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Hunt, Richard
Duration:
00:02:10

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