Search the Archive

Diesel Protests #60088

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 15, 1979
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Past 2 weeks of protests and violence by independent truckers protesting diesel fuel prices recalled.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(DC) Washington, DC protest by truckers noted effective. [Interstate Commerce Cmsn. Daniel O'NEAL - announces order by which independent carriers will be compensated for incrd. fuel costs.] Meaning of order for truckers outlined. [Independent Truckers Association Michael PARKHURST - says Interstate Commerce Commission is trying to sell them out.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(No location given) [Truckers Charles FIELDS, Al BIBBY - note Interstate Commerce Commission surcharge won't compensate them.] Protests said expected to continue; possible effects on food prices cited.
REPORTER: Richard Mayk

Mayk, Richard;
Peterson, Roger;
Robinson, Max

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.