NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 22, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's pledge to congmen. that he will put import fees on for. oil imports if energy plan, include crude oil tax, not passed reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Carter's message to House-Senator conferences about passage of energy bill, to show good faith of United States in trying to cut energy consumption, when President goes to economy conference in West Germany next month, outlined. [Senator Henry JACKSON - thinks Congress should act 1st, but if it doesn't, then President will. Would support President in that effort.] Energy Secretary Schlesinger's description of important of United States energy policy to success of summit noted. Representative Al Ullman's comments on outlook quoted; Senator Russell Long's expressed doubt that energy package can be passed in time for July summit stated.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson
(Studio) Energy Secretary James Schlesinger's statements about new standby gasoline rationing plan administration has released given. Rise in amount of American oil imports since 1973 Arab oil embargo reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
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