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Energy Bill / Natural Gas Issue #498453

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 21, 1978
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(Studio) Report on compromise on natural gas pricing issue reached by cong. conference cmtes.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(DC) [Senator Henry JACKSON - thinks conferees will reach compromise.] Division of group into cmtes. noted; Energy Secretary Schlesinger's mediation efforts among cmtes. compared to shuttle diplomacy of Henry Kissinger. Breakthru in discussions reported [JACKSON - says area has been found between regulation and deregulation.] [Representative John DINGELL [iden. not certain] - will try to sell proposal to colleagues.] [SCHLESINGER - comments on President Carter's reaction, include commendation to chairperson involved.]
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(DC) Details of congress agreement on natural gas deregulation given. Effects and details of national energy policy described, if House, Sen and President approve proposals.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

Kiker, Douglas;
Pettit, Tom;
Savitch, Jessica

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