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Energy Crisis #226578

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 08, 1973
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(Studio) Ind. leaders and Congress generally approve President' proposals for meeting energy crisis. President' plans reviewed. Senator Interior and Insular Affairs Committee chairperson Henry Jackson believes legislature could be ready for Sen floor Tuesday Bldgs. in Washington, DC turn back thermostats to save energy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Temperatures in Washington, DC bldgs. drop; state and federal vehicles slow speed to 50 m.p.h. [General Services Admin. Arthur F. SAMPSON - explains benefits of obeying President' voluntary requests to conserve energy.] President' qtrs. down to 65-68 degrees. [Commerce Secretary Frederick DENT - believes energy crisis can be thwarted if each citizen complies with voluntary cutbacks. If citizens neglect conservation call, soc., economy, political, disruption to follow.] Lights out policy for Washington, DC outlined.
REPORTER: George Herman

(White House) White House makes point of turning down thermostats. Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler reports all White House cars to be driven below 50 mph. and Nixon's airplanes and copters to reduce speeds also.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Cronkite, Walter;
Herman, George;
Pierpoint, Robert

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