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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Capitol Hill: Gwen Ifill) Accusations of drilling of oil on public lands while paying a fraction of the oil's value to the government reported. [US Attorney Michael BRADFORD - says the oil companies have cheated the government.] [Interior Secretary Bruce BABBITT - says the oil companies have a fraudulent system.] [Senator Barbara BOXER - says the senators from oil-producing states have allowed problem to continue.] [Senator Kay Bailey HUTCHISON - says taxes should not be raised on oil producers.] [Independent Petroleum Association of America George YATES - says the oil companies do not want to pay an unfair price.]
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Ifill, Gwen
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