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Energy Crisis / Fuel Supplies #230744

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 11, 1974
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(Studio) High administration official says storage tanks for home heating oil virtually full. Energy official Charles Owens warns against false security. Commerce Secretary Frederick Dent doesn't know source of all oil received in US. Many Americans question truth of oil shortage.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) [Oil industry critic Christopher RAND - believes oil companies withhold supplies with govt's. knowledge.] [Georgia Tech. professor Fred ALLVINE - unsure of shortage's magnitude. Public deserves to know more.] Senator Henry Jackson heads committee to probe energy crisis. [JACKSON - wants oil companies to volunteer facts and figures.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Studio) Admin.'s plan to collect data from refineries across country put into effect. American Petroleum Institute usually collects and distributes data.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) Ind.'s figures released with regard to supplies of crude oil, gasoline, heating oil, industry oil, jet fuel. [American Petroleum Institute president Frank IKARD - insists acute shortage exists. Crisis won't be alleviated as soon as embargo lifted.]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert

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