Search the Archive

Airlines / Fuel / Military #226792

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 20, 1973
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Jet fuel to be given to airlines to help them get through holiday season. Fuel diverted from military to airlines.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Pentagon furious over energy czar William Simon's decision. Secretary Defense James Schlesinger extremely irritated. Allegedly Simon ordered action without consulting Pentagon. 2 weeksago, chairperson Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Thomas Moorer predicted slump in combat readiness if fuel restrictions continued
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Airlines Pilot Association decides to delay strike designed to protest fuel cutbacks.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.