NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 22, 1977
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(Studio) Congress recess for holidays without passing energy bill and debate in conference committee with regard to natural gas pricing noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Committee's failure to pass compromise on natural gas detailed. [Senator Bennett JOHNSTON - has no part in measure after today.] [Representative Paul ROGERS - says Senators ought to be able to compromise among selves and nation demands it.] Committee's disagreement with regard to adjournment noted. [Senator James ABOUREZK - begins to make motion with regard to adjournment; asks if he still has floor.] [Representative John DINGELL - moves House adjourn.] [ABOUREZK - tells Dingell to leave.]
REPORTER: Robert Bazell
(Studio) Statement from Plains, Georgia, where President Carter is for holidays, re: congress adjournment without energy bill quoted. President's activities in Plains noted; quote with regard to real winner of election, made by Gerald Ford, given.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
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