NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 01, 1977
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(Studio) Carter economy adviser Charles Schultze says planned tax rebate may not be enough and may have to be increased FPC says some factories may be closed till summer due to fuel shortage.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Congmen. note effect of weather on economy and say rebate may have to be incrd. [Illinois Representative Sidney YATES - asks if additional stimulus might be needed.] [SCHULTZE - says real question is how much of effects are lasting.] Next weeks will be critical.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine
(Studio) Some Republicans in House oppose rebates and want permanent tax cuts. House today approves Carter emergency energy plan; Senator and House versions to be compromised before passage. California orders natural gas restrictions to help shortage. Weather conditions in Florida, Great Lakes, West and East noted. Snow in Buffalo, New York, noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Buffalo, New York) Report on situation in Buffalo; all but emergency vehicles to stay off roads. [WOMEN - tell official why they're out.] City officials say federal aid has been slow and disorganized. [Mayor Henry [Stanley] MAKOWSKI - cites impatience with situation.] Army troops from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, sent to help clear snow in Buffalo and surrounding area.
REPORTER: Brian Ross
(Hopewell Township, Pennsylvania) Opening of Oak Ridge Road in Hopewell Township, Pennsylvania, noted. [County road superintendent Howard FELTON - says elderly lady stuck here.] National Guard snow blower gets stuck. Not elderly woman, but whole family that are snowbound. [Duane TAGGART - cites situation at house ; says they have been cut off from world a week]
REPORTER: Robert Hager
(Studio) Ground freezing in South Dakota and Chicago, Illinois noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
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