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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 07, 1973
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(Studio) President to address nation 7:30 p.m. EDT with regard to energy crisis proposals.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(White House) Nixon spends most of day briefing govs., mayors, consumer representatives, etc., on energy crisis and his plans for conservation. Proposals outlined. [Arkansas Governor Dale BUMPERS - believes energy problem reaches crisis proportions.] Fuel shortage long range; American self-sufficiency unthinkable for at least 7 years
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) New England Power Pool spokesperson warns fuel oil shortage could lead to electric power rationing.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Hudson, Massachusetts) [Fuel supplier Richard KNIGHT - states without continuous supplies, present fuel to last 1 week] Most New England oil comes from Mid. E.; consumers must conserve. [KNIGHT - outlines consumer's need to conserve heating fuel. Supplies to be cut 20% with higher prices for available oil.] Many consumers think of way to supplement shortage. [Mrs. Frank DAUGHERTY - thinks she may turn on oven in kitchen for warmth or buy small electric stove.] Dwindling fuel supplies could lead to change in lifestyle.
REPORTER: Bob Young

Reporter(s):
Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.;
Young, Bob
Duration:
00:03:50

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