ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 17, 1979
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(Studio) Demonstrations aimed at large oil companies reported occurring across nation; Campaign for Lower Energy Prices group mentioned as sponsoring rallies.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(NYC) Purpose of demonstrations outlined; films shown. [National Council of Senior Citizens spokesperson William HUTTON - comments.] Demonstrations in various cities across country featured. Largest crowd said occurring in Chicago where Jane Fonda and Tom Hayden spoke. [Reverend Willie ARROW - addresses crowd.] [American Oil Company president H. Laurence FULLER - comments on global economic problem.]
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr (WPLG film/tape) (WYTV film/tape)
(DC) Findings of CIA reported to House subcommittee with regard to oil prices examined; portions quoted on screen. Saudi Arabia Sheik Ahmed Zaki Yamani quoted with regard to outlook. [YAMANI - comments.] [Standard Oil chairperson John SWEARINGEN - comments on prices.] Prognosis for situation cited.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman
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