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Fuel Shortage / Citizens' Reactions #226327

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 21, 1973
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(Studio) Report on various citizen's reactions to fuel shortage around cntry. follows.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Raleigh, North Carolina) Fuel for school heating stored throughout state to offset possible school closings. Pattern for fuel saving in schoolrooms outlined. North Carolina's farsightedness pays off now with regard to fuel shortage.

(Beverly Hills, California) "Los Angeles Times"' cartoonist Paul Conrad has applicable cartoon for fuel shortage and luxury cars. Owners find market no longer exists for used American-made sedans. [For. car dealer Larry REED - outlines value drop in sedan resale. People dont' want gas guzzlers.] Demand for small cars skyrockets.
REPORTER: Harold Dow

(Leslie, Michigan) Floyd Wallace uses plain garbage to make gasoline by squeezing methane gas from garbage. Details of procedure outlined. [WALLACE - says gasoline costs almost nil.] Initial investment $500. Drawbacks do exist, however. Problems outlined.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, Harold;
Pappas, Ike;
Rabel, Ed

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