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Electric Rates #53797

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 11, 1978
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(Studio) Hearing with regard to election rates during last winter's coal strike reported Senate subcommittee hearing said to spark government action.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(DC) [WOMEN - speak of high bills.] Power companies' arguments noted. Overchging. in 10 states reported States shown on screen. Details of rate scale given. [Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Dr. William LINDSAY - believes rates excessive.] [Senior Vice President American Electric Power Gregory VASSELL - claims co. victim of coal strike.] [Voice of Senator Howard METZENBAUM - questions Vassell.] Investigation slated.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Jarriel, Tom;
Peterson, Roger

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