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Energy Crisis / New Report / House Hearing #493576

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 16, 1977
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(Studio) New report with regard to energy crisis and oil shortage is worst so far; details noted. Study made by representatives of IS ntns. and sponsored by MIT. Congress holds hearings with regard to parts of Carter energy program.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Treasury Secretary Blumenthal comes before House Ways and Means Committee and under fire with regard to tax issues of energy program; details and comments of William Cotter, Omar Burleson, James Corman and John Duncan noted. [BLUMENTHAL - notes representatives have 5 mins. to ask questions and concentrate on parts of program with which they disagree; not parts they favor.] Committee likely to eliminate small-car rebate and gas tax.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine Artist: Betty Wells

Brinkley, David;
Levine, Irving R.

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