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Carter / Energy Speech #48172

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 18, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter to broadcast speech with regard to energy.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(DC) CIA report with regard to international energy shortage is released; details noted. Preview of Carter energy speech given. Proposals not to be revealed tonight, but on Wednesday to Congress
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Broadcast time of speech given. Congress must be convinced of need for proposals.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Some specific proposals outlined and chances of congress passage assessed. Gasoline tax not expected to pass. [House Ways and Means Committee chairperson Al ULLMAN - notes earlier similar bill which wasn't passed.] Once President's package goes to Congress, it will undergo changes and may take rest of yr. to pass.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Studio) International energy organization says United States 1976 oil imports up 25% over 1975, biggest of any industry nation importing oil.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Donaldson, Sam;
Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry;
Walters, Barbara

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