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Scientists / Energy Problems / Car Pooling #239622

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 21, 1975
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(Studio) Some of nation's scientists maintain government not moving fast enough in seeking solutions to cntry.'s energy problems. Scientists recommend car pooling to help solve energy problems. Barry Commoner, head of Scientist Institution for Public Information, says 48 million barrels of oil could be saved each year
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) [COMMONER - thinks unemployment problem could be eased by car pooling also, because new vans would be needed for this scale of car pooling. Use of vans would also cut down smog problem.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Commoner points to success of van pooling in Saint Paul.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Saint Paul, Minnesota) Almost 7% of 3M's work force picked up at their door and driven to work by van. [Driver Carl VOLLSTEDT - says he doesn't mind driving van at all; enjoys company of others in van.] [Riders Jan MOELTER, Gretchen TURNBALD - react to van pooling.] 3-M plans to extend program. Other companies in area also start van pools.
REPORTER: Randy Daniels

Cronkite, Walter;
Daniels, Randy

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