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Energy Crisis / Cong., President #23992

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 08, 1973
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(Studio) Senator begins work on legislature to allow President free hand to deal with energy crisis. Exs. of Press' forthcoming actions outlined.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Energy experts appear before Senator Interior and Insular Affairs Committee to discuss energy crisis. Energy dir John Love hopes to avoid rationing, but committee chairperson Henry Jackson believes rationing of gasoline and fuel oil imminent. [JACKSON - asks if rationing can possibly be avoided.] [Federal Power Commission chairperson John NASSIKAS - believes rationing inevitable unless voluntary restrictions work with Americans] [Senator J Bennett JOHNSTON - insists rationing of gasoline and heating oil essential.] [Director Energy Policy Office John LOVE - thinks voluntary conservation much better than mandatory controls.]

(Studio) Govt. starts wide range of conservation measures in Washington, DC to conserve energy.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Govt. bldgs. cut lights and rearrange hrs. for cleaning to save energy. Lighting on outside of bldgs. and monuments cut completely at midnight.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Clark, Bob;
Peterson, Roger;
Smith, Howard K.

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