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Carter / Energy Plan #493213

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 20, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter to outline energy program to Congress; broadcast noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Energy plan previewed.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Anchor asks if long-distance drivers or those using cars in business will get breaks in gasoline tax.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Says subway rider in New York City will get same rebate as driver living outside Little Rock, Arkansas, and driving in each day.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Anchor asks what's accomplished if tax taken on gas and given back later in rebate.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Those who drive less get bigger profit in rebate and those driving more lose it.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Anchor asks Capitol Hill reporter with regard to congress reactions.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Congress will go as public goes, but trouble with gasoline tax already apparent. There's support for big car tax and rebates for home insulation.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

(Studio) Anchor asks if there's talk with regard to use of gasoline tax money to balance budget.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) This has been mentioned, but so has use of tax on raising price of oil to world prices and raising natural gas prices.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John;
Mackin, Catherine

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