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Energy Crisis / Gasoline Rationing #23798

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 21, 1973
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(Studio) President hopes to use gas rationing as last resort to solve some energy problems; many motorists share President' feelings.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Chicago, Illinois) [Tourist Albert FRESCO - states equal rationing might work but lopsided rationing won't work.] [Salesman Herb WEINTRAUB - says pleasure driving could be cut, but everyday driving cut would affect business and income.] [Stn. operator Bill ECK - believes rationing during WW II didn't solve many problems then, and won't now.] Most stations now on allocation. Some persons believe country needs modified allocation. [Standard station operator Herb ROOT - explains stn's. hrs. determined by gas allocation.] Most stations closed on Sunday now. [Diane PERLUT - thinks rationing ok.]
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs

Dobbs, Greg;
Reasoner, Harry

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