NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 13, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter's plan to impose gasoline fee reported blocked today by fed. judge Aubrey Robinson; Robinson quoted. White House argument for fee outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Fee's increase in gasoline prices this Thursday noted; arguments for and against fee detailed. Robinson's opinion quoted in part on screen. Representatives challenging fee said expecting appeal by Carter. [Representatives Henson MOORE, Edward MARKEY - comment.] Situation faced by Carter noted.
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell, Artist: Betty Wells
(DC) White House response to decision examined. [CARTER - comments.] Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted with regard to government appeal, of decision, congress opposition to fee.
REPORTER: John Palmer