ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 07, 1979
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(Studio) Protests in more than 14 states by truckers protesting rising cost of diesel fuel noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(IN Turnpike) IN turnpike protest by independent truckers reported [Trucker Don MOYER - doesn't want violence.] Cost of filling tank in January compared with present cost. Lack of attention paid to protest said adding to frustration. [Trucker Joe McNEIL - comments.] Threat of further such protests noted.
REPORTER: Matt Quinn
(DC) Truckers' protest at Energy Department in Washington, DC featured; Schlesinger's response noted. [Trucker Ralph RAYMOND - comments.) [Independent Truckers Association Bill SCHEFFER - comments.] Possibility of truckers boycott next week considered.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson
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