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Gas Shortage / Aaa Suggestions #229662

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 03, 1973
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(Studio) AAA offers 3 suggestions for July 4th travelers in with regard to gas: start with full tank; fill up at 1/2 full; no night driving. Washington, DC officials considering gas allocation programs; rule out rationing.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Option of rationing crude oil passes Senator 85-l0. Major oil companies want government allocation to avoid lawsuits. [Chairperson Oil Policy Committee William SIMON - opposes government regulations, but concedes mandatory fuel allocation may be necessary.] President energy czar John Love opposes mandatory allocations. Discussion of options to allow Love to change mind without losing face.
REPORTER: George Herman

Reporter(s):
Herman, George;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:01:50

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