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Carter / Oil Technology Sale To USSR / Energy Bill #55398

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 28, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's recent approval for Dallas company to provide oil drilling technology to USSR recalled; reports that administration advisers request that President change mind given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Recommendation for cancellation of deal by Carter from Defense Science Board outlined. Energy Secretary James Schlesinger and Senator Henry Jackson's opposition to sale from beginning noted. Mtg. of National Security Council to discuss issue reported Defense Department's removal of its earlier approval of deal stated.
REPORTER: John Scali

(Studio) President's planned early return from Wyoming vacation because of upcoming vote on natural gas bill in Senate reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Jackson Hole, Wyoming) Carter's day noted as spent trout fishing. Plans to return to Washington, DC mentioned. Dramatic presentation in Jackson Hole, concerning shoot-out in town between outlaw and sheriff, compared to situation with Carter and Congress
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Frank;
Scali, John
Duration:
00:03:30

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