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Energy Crisis / United States Oil #225965

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 26, 1973
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(Studio) Interior Secretary Rogers Morton states energy crisis no joke. Americans must change entire living styles. Govs. of E. states discuss extending daylight savings time through winter to conserve fuel. Mid. E. oil cutoff affects available energy in New York.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Consolidated Edison requests dirty high sulfur oil and coal be allowed to be used in plants to offset Mid. E. oil boycott. [Consolidated Edison Charles LUCE - reports 60% of new supplies of residual oils come from Arab cntrys. directly or indirectly. Fuel quality requirement of New York City can't be met by oil suppliers.] [Air resources commissioner Frederick HART - believes if pollution standards for New York City eased, dirt levels to increase]
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

(Studio) Venezuela, 2nd largest oil supplier to US, raises oil prices 56%. In Paris, France, West oil consuming nations speed plans to share oil supplies.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kelley, Chris
Duration:
00:02:40

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