- Newsmaker: A gas station owner in Southern California says the Chevron and Shell companies have warned him to get ready for prices to rise to 3 dollars a gallon. The companies deny it, but the station owner is being widely quoted in news reports around the country. We talk with Alex Barrio-Nuevo, energy reporter for the Wall Street Journal.
- Reporter's Notebook: Clifton Keith Hillegass was a lover of literature, but he gave his name to "Cliff Notes"-brief plot summaries of lengthy classics-resorted to by generations of students, but deplored by high-school teachers and college professors. Clifton Keith Hillegass died of a stroke this weekend at the age of 83. Mark Crispin Miller talks about the legacy.
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