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Congress Adjourns / Unfinished Business / Gasoline Prices #482836

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 22, 1975
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(Studio) Congress adjourns for 10-day holiday; leaves behind unfinished business incling. vote to override veto of strip mining bill, hsing. bill, energy bill. If Congress doesn't come up with acceptable energy bill, President Ford promises to raise tariffs on imported oil and remove domestic oil from price control; to mean higher gasoline prices.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(White House) President hasn't decided for sure about tariff increases and decontrolling domestic oil; action would mean price increase of gasoline to be about 7 cents per gallon over 2 year period.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John

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