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Tempers Flare In Lines for Gasoline in 1979
June 29, 1979 at 6:00 PM EST
109478109480Tempers Flare In Lines for Gasoline in 1979This MacNeil/Lehrer Report piece highlights the anguish caused by gas shortages at a station in Queens, New York in 1979.1979-06-29 06:00 pmdisabledG7SnaMphvugtrue132933Library social worker helps homeless seeking quiet refugeMeet the nation's first full-time library social worker. Instead of trying to keep homeless residents from taking shelter in the urban haven of public libraries, San Francisco has adopted a new approach: employing a trained professional to address the needs of these visitors. The NewsHour’s Cat Wise reports.2015-01-28 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/QUIET-COMFORT-homeless-library-monitor-320x196.jpg2365413370oOeBLhs5Jko132910Promising heroin treatment unavailable in many statesMore than 90 percent of heroin users who detox cold turkey will relapse, but there’s a dispute over prescribing drugs to help addicts get clean and keep them from deadly overdoses. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Ryan Grim of The Huffington Post about the recent rise of heroin and the debate over addiction treatment.2015-01-28 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/129378493-320x196.jpg2365413329FlUMQQKoK6Y132777News Wrap: Snowstorm buries Boston, spares New YorkIn our news wrap Tuesday, blizzard conditions hit parts of southeastern New England with deep snow and high winds. Also, the Islamic State released a new threat to kill a Japanese hostage and a Jordanian pilot.2015-01-27 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/newswrap10-320x196.jpeg2365412348xuSPD-KYGLk
This MacNeil/Lehrer Report piece highlights the anguish caused by gas shortages at a station in Queens, New York in 1979.
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