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Herbert Schmertz, the vice president of public affairs at Mobil Oil, discusses the company's inability to get television networks to broadcast their position on the energy crisis. Mr. Schmertz argues that this is a violaton of the first amendment of the Constitution, and presents Mobil commercials rejected by the major networks.
An address delivered to the Twenty-ninth annual meeting of the AmericanPetroleum Institute in Chicago, Nov. 9, 1949, on the occasion of receiving the Fourth Annual Award of the Institute's Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement.