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Energy Crisis / Oregon #230545

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 26, 1973
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(Studio) Oregon Governor Tom McCall orders blackout for state to combat energy crisis.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Portland, OR) Neon signs and display lighting ordered off to conserve energy. [Grocery owner John DEUTSCHMANN - believes business will be hurt if sign over small grocery turned off.] [Motel manager Joni WOOD - says business comes from freeway; sign directs traffic to motel.] [Restaurant owner Albert ALF - insists everyone must help conserve energy.] [Tom McCALL - believes residents and businesses must all conform for energy's sake.] Background for OR's energy shortage outlined. Other states may consider blackout soon.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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