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Gasoline Shortage / Levittown / New York City #504873

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 25, 1979
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(Studio) Gasoline lines cited. Disturbance at Levittown, Pennsylvania, rptd
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Levittown, Pennsylvania) Scenes of near riot growing out of trucker protest shown Details given. Last night's film shown. Local residents' protest of gasoline prices blamed for violence. 115 said arrested; scores injured. More trouble anticipated.
REPORTER: Jose Santiago (KYW-TV)

(NYC) Gasoline shortage in New York City featured. California and Washington, DC situations recalled. Oddeven plan noted. [New York City Mayor Edward KOCH - believes shortage is oil company rip-off.] [Shell Oil Company James SALINI - denies rip-off.] Hugh Carey request of government for emergency gasoline allotment cited.
REPORTER: Brian Ross

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Ross, Brian
Duration:
00:02:40

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