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Electricity Prices / California Town's Experiment #497480

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 15, 1978
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(Studio) California's order to Pacific Gas and Electric Company to lower prices. Report re: experiment in living with less electricity, in Westwood, California.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Westwood, California) Details given with regard to "people's blackout" in Westwood, as protest against high electricity prices. Mentioned in report are Terry and Patty McCormadk. [MAN - notes many people live on fixed incomes and can't afford electric rates.] [2nd MAN - asks who needs refrigerator when there's snow to use.] [WOMAN - says they may learn something new about selves.]
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

(Studio) Westwood's decision to continue experiment as planned noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Perkins, Jack

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