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.
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) The record quarterly profit for the ExxonMobil oil company reported; oil profit money counter clock shown.
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) The views of presidential candidates Senators John McCain and Barack Obama on energy presented in their own words. [McCAIN - lists what Obama is opposed to in energy.] [OBAMA - comments on Exxon's billions in profits; criticizes the energy policy that works for the oil companies, buy not for the American people.]
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) The huge profits for Exxon and three other oil companies outlined on screen; CNN poll figures on the people's view of the major cause of higher gas prices cited.
(Washington: Joe Johns) The role of the oil companies in high gas prices featured; details given about how the companies are buying back their own stocks. [Senator Charles SCHUMER, Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI - criticize the oil profiteers.] [American Petroleum Inst. John FELMY- blames crude oil for gas prices.] How Congress will soon leave town for a five-week vacation and the support for offshore oil drilling discussed.
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) The running clock indicating Exxon's profits shown.
- Blitzer, Wolf;
- Johns, Joe
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.