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British Power Shortage #221533

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 14, 1972
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(Studio) Coal strike forces sharp power cutbacks in Britain.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Londoners check power company maps to find out when power will be cut off. Traffic lights, gasoline pumps, and especially industry, powerless.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

(Langley, England) Factories put on 3 day work week to conserve energy. (London) [Electricity Bd., John BRADLEY - says consumers are cooperating with government and use less electricity.] Opposition labor party attacks conservative Heath government [Chairperson, Labor party, Anthony Wedgwood BENN - says industrial catastrophe caused by govt's. mishandling of miners.]

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Wagner, Richard
Duration:
00:03:00

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