ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 20, 1979
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(Studio) Report with regard to situation in Minnesota introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Mahtomedi, Minnesota) Callout of National Guard to assist police in breaking blockades by truckers at fuel depots across state reported; films shown. [POLICE and TRUCKER discuss situation.] Situation of independent trucker Al Peterson cited as example [Service station owner Paul ZACHMAN - notes need for Peterson's delivery.] Truckers' response to government action cited.
REPORTER: Richard Mayk
(Studio) Pres Carter's decision to lift "Rule 9," Energy Department regulation guaranteeing farmers 100% of diesel fuel needs, reported Rationale behind decision in regards to farmers' needs outlined. White House ceremonies, dedicating new solar water heating system shown, reported [CARTER - comments on near panic situation; says sun can't be embargoed.] Carter also reported announcing solar development program implementation. [GUEST - tells Carter about latest Saudi Arabian purchases.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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