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Short Supplies / Energy Crisis #23707

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 15, 1973
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(Studio) Energy crisis to have impact on many inds.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(S. California) Poinsettias to be in short supply because of energy crisis. Natural gas used for heating green houses. [Poinsettia grower Paul ECKE - says all flower growers at mercy of weather. Freeze would put them out of business.] Bowling industry affected by energy crisis. Plastic coating on lanes, balls, pins etc. is by-product of petroleum. Plastic shortage affects record business, toys, styrene, plywood, fiberglass for boats.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

Reasoner, Harry;
Shoemaker, Dick

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