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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 03, 1977
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(Studio) Comments of Federal Reserve Board chairperson Arthur Burns with regard to Carter economy plan noted. In House there's indication some will try to double amount for jobs in plan; in Senate, some ask for federal assistance for those whose heating bills can't be paid.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Govs. of several states hit hard by weather ask for aid for poor and elderly to help with fuel bills. [Pennsylvania Governor Milton SHAPP - cites problems in Pennsylvania.] [Kentucky Governor Julian CARROLL - cites Kentucky problems.] [Connecticut Governor Ella GRASSO - asks move be made quickly.] Expected amount to be appropriated if government to aid poor.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

(Studio) Weather in Buffalo, New York, has been especially hard on poor and elderly.

(Buffalo, New York) Volunteers search for people without heat, food or money. [Alice NOLL - says she can't even get to store.] Plight of elderly and Mexicans and Puerto Ricans, usually migrant workers, here noted. [Francisco PEREZ - cites problems of workers who are usually in Buffalo in summer.]
REPORTER: Brian Ross

(Studio) Press Secretary Jody Powell says emergency energy bill gives administration authority to get figs. from gas companies to determine extent of shortage; says report to be made on this year
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Ross, Brian;
Simpson, Carole

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