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Fuel Crisis / Mandatory Allocation #225848

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 02, 1973
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(Studio) Admin. announces plan for mandatory fuel allocation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Energy policy office director John LOVE - explains equal distribution plan and reasons behind decision.] [Interior Secretary Rogers MORTON - hopes mandatory allocation to offset severe fuel shortages for winter.] Propane allocations begin immediately. Priorities list for propane must be followed. List reviewed. Propane and oil dealers view action unfavorably. [Propane producer's spokesperson Arthur KREUTZER - says mandatory allocation doesn't increase propane supply.] [Independent oil dealers' spokesperson John BUCKLEY - believes government lacks good plan to face shortages.] [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - states government's action too late and too little, but thankful administration finally takes some action.]
REPORTER: George Herman

(Studio) Sunoco raises home heating oil price 3› a gallon
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Herman, George

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