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Carter / Energy Speech / Pipelines / Cong. Conference #491647

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 08, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter's energy speech tonight noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Apparent plan for speech not to attack Congress with regard to lack of action on energy bill reported; congress reaction cited. [Senator Bennett JOHNSTON - notes approval of reported plan for tone of conciliation in speech.] [Senator Henry JACKSON - says it's case of explaining how to resolve problem, not of attacking.]
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Complicated nature of speech cited.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Points of energy program detailed. Johns-Manville Company and Lyndon Johnson mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(Studio) president's signature of bill for natural gas pipeline from AK, thru Canada, into continental United States noted; one leg of pipeline to go to California, one to Illinois. Natural gas to come from Mexico cited.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Mexico) Report on Mexico's previous problem with too much natural gas and present pipeline project to carry natural gas to border near McAllen, Texas. Econ. prospects for Mexico with money from natural gas sales noted.
REPORTER: Don Harris

(Studio) Broadcasts of Carter speech tonight and press conference on Thursday noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John;
Harris, Don;
Pettit, Tom

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