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Economy Summit / Gasoline Shortage #60209

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 24, 1979
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(Studio) Demonstration with regard to gasoline and diesel fuel Prices in Levittown, Pennsylvania, said to have become riot. Details given.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Tokyo, Japan) Long gas lines and OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) meeting to set new oil prices noted. Major topic of Tokyo economy summit, being attended by President Carter, reported to be energy crisis. Carter's arrival shown. United States ambassador Mike Mansfield mentioned.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Tokyo, Japan) President Carter's work while on Air Force 1 described. Jody Powell's statement with regard to gas lines in Washington, DC given. Possible solutions of conference outlined.
REPORTER: David Garcia

(Tokyo, Japan) Formal welcome of President Carter by Emperor Hirohito reported scheduled tomorrow.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Tokyo, Japan) President Carter mission also said to concern United States relations with Japan. Normalization of relations with China (PR) by United States and US-Japan trade agreement mentioned. United States and Japan's concern that USSR is building bases in Vietnam in spite of denials by Leonid Brezhnev at Vienna summit stated. Vietnam boat people noted.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Tokyo, Japan) Leftist demonstrations and cutting of two communications cables at Japanese international airport reported Demonstration shown.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Tokyo, Japan) Training exercises and security precautions shown and described.
REPORTER: Bill Redeker

(Tokyo, Japan) Price of gasoline in Japan stated.

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Dunsmore, Barrie;
Garcia, David;
Jarriel, Tom;
Redeker, Bill
Duration:
00:05:40

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