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Ford Speech / Energy #482919

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 27, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford to go on national television tonight to announce another $1 tariff on imported oil. Gasoline prices expected to increase about 1 1/2 cents per gal.; Mr. Ford hopes to cut down on American consumption of foreign oil.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(White House) President in touch with congress leaders this afternoon to advise them of his planned action. [Representative Al ULLMAN - thinks President should have accepted his energy proposal. President' decision to announce own plan puts end to White House, Congress cooperation.] Impact of tariff outlined, incling. consumption reduction in 1975, 1977, 1985. President announcement to send out international signals also; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) NBC to carry speech live at 8:30 p.m. EDT.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John

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