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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 pmdisabledG7SnaMphvug200532Why the Pentagon ‘buried and killed’ a study on cost savingsLeaders at the Department of Defense periodically conduct efficiency reviews, looking for ways to cut costs. One such report, ordered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work in 2014, was scrapped after it identified wasteful spending and suggested measures to save $125 billion over five years. For background and analysis, Judy Woodruff speaks with The Washington Post's Craig Whitlock.2016-12-06 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/RTSR955-320x196.jpg23659094662kloJZIGV6g200539On screen time, parents are poor role models for kidsWhile many parents worry about how much time their children spend glued to computers, tablets and televisions, a new study reveals the adults themselves spend more than nine hours a day in front of screens. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, about parental hypocrisy over media use, different cultural perspectives toward technology and ensuring screen-free time.2016-12-06 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/GettyImages-557475803-320x196.jpg2365909470ToT_ve0cv6o200547Finding a Christmas tree fit for the U.S. CapitolIn our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, we take a look at the not-so-simple process of selecting the U.S. Capitol's Christmas tree. Last spring, Chris Nicolli, whose day job entails fighting wildfires, was tasked with picking the perfect specimen. After months of research, he found the 11,000-pound beauty just west of McCall, Idaho. Joan Cartan-Hansen of Idaho Public Television reports.2016-12-06 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/RTSTQ63-320x196.jpg2365909443muokMUtwVMA
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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