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Insiders / Gasoline Shortage / US-Mexico Relations / Kennedy / Salt II / Dole #60004

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 10, 1979
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(Studio) Segment introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) FTC (Federal Trade Commission) belief that it cannot investigate gasoline shortage adequately because it lacks power to subpoena documents from the Energy Department stated. Possibility that Congress will aid FTC (Federal Trade Commission) by using its power to subpoena reported Treasury Department report accusing Mexican farmers of dumping fruits and vegetables on American mkts. said to anger Mexican President Lopez Portillo. Divisions in Kennedy staff with regard to possible announcement ending speculation that he might run for President in 1980 noted. Refusal of Soviets to allow toasts at televised dinners in Vienna for Brezhnev and Carter at Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) summit noted and reasons given. Man who threw cup at Vice President cand. Robert Dole in 1976 elections said subsequently involved in a car accident that left him a quadriplegic. Dole's request that man be pardoned reported.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

Donaldson, Sam;
Gregory, Bettina

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