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Carter / Energy Shortage / Speech (Studio) President Carter To Address Public Tonight With Regard To Reality of Energy Shortage; Broadcast Noted. #493169

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 18, 1977
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REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Preview of President's speech to joint session of Congress Carter tries to sell program to people and through them, to Congress
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) Reporters' receipt of CIA energy study noted; anchor asks if President's not using most gloomy of studies.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Reporter notes details of CIA report with regard to future of energy supplies; report says even with North Sea and Alaska oil by 1980 rest of world will again rely heavily on OPEC.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) Anchor asks with regard to expected public and congress reaction.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Publicity to be advanced for program by various administration members noted. Polls show most people don't believe in serious energy shortage and without public support, program will have difficulty in Congress
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) Energy program seems to have more taking from public than giving.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Some details of Carter energy plan noted.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) United Nations reports with regard to comeback of coal as energy source noted. International Energy Agency report says United States oil imports incrd. 1/4 in 1976.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John;
Woodruff, Judy

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