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Tempers Flare In Lines for Gasoline in 1979
June 29, 1979 at 6:00 PM EDT
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 pmdisabledG7SnaMphvugtrue152315New documentary offers close-up view of violent cartelsCartel wars have been raging for years now in Mexico, with civilians getting caught in the crossfire. To document the struggle against these cartels, Matthew Heineman embedded with two vigilante groups. He joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss his new documentary, “Cartel Land.”2015-08-04 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/cartel-320x196.jpg2365540433go3pAAUd5qo152297Cracking down on the shellfish black marketIn Washington state, clams, oysters and mussels are being poached from the Puget Sound and sold for thousands of dollars. The most in-demand of these is the geoduck, which can sell for $150 a pound. Special correspondent Katie Campbell of KCTS in Seattle reports for EarthFix on why this illegal trade is so hard to stop.2015-08-04 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/shellfishhh-320x196.jpg2365540405YdrRjbO4UQI152286What caused the dramatic tipping point in deadly shootings?Why has there been a dramatic spike in homicides this year? Judy Woodruff speaks to Col. Sam Dotson, chief of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, and Edward Flynn, chief of the Milwaukee Police Department, two cities that have seen a substantial rise in murders, about the wide availability of guns, scrutiny of the criminal justice system, an increase in heroin use and systemic poverty.2015-08-04 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/RTR4Y6CN-320x196.jpg236554035621loeYflOGs
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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