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Natural Gas Deregulation #528804

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 26, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan, in weekly radio address, reported calling for natural gas deregulation.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(DC) Energy Secretary Don. Hodel's recommended deregulation plan outlined on screen, discussed. [Voice of REAGAN - defs. plan.] [Citizen-Labor Energy Coalition director Robert BRANDON - criticizes deregulation.] [Senator Howard METZENBAUM - believes President is misinformed.] White House said believing cong. opposition to plan will soften.
REPORTER: Emery King

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Des Moines, Iowa) Natural gas price freeze movement examined. [WOMAN - notes incring. prices despite energy conservation measures by consumers.] President of Illinois commerce commission noted resigning due to consumer protest. [California Energy Coalition spokesperson Art PULASKI - notes public support for movement, pressure on Representatives] [Representative Robert MICHEL - considers decontrol political suicide.] [HODEL - thinks price will fall, wants consumer protection proposal.]
REPORTER: Lisa Myers

King, Emery;
Myers, Lisa;
Savitch, Jessica

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