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Carter / Energy Plan / American Family #493244

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 21, 1977
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(Studio) Govt. energy policy will eventually get down to level of families. Reporter is with Eddie Ochino family in Monsey, New York, north of NYC.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Monsey, New York) Effects of energy plan, if passed as is, on family of Eddie and Louise Ochino and family. [OCHINO - cites concerns: reality of crisis and Carter's plans in future with regard to gasoline tax.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Anchor notes government will give back money spent on gasoline tax, in some form.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Monsey, New York) [OCHINO - isn't sure exactly what it all means, as far as dollar amts.] Reporter notes that, as commuter, Ochino wouldn't recover as much as average driver.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Other changes for families noted, such as home heating bills.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Monsey, New York) Ochinos use natural gas heat. [Louise OCHINO - notes rise in gas prices since 1967.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert
Duration:
00:03:40

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