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Winter Weather / Natural Gas Shortage #248365

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 10, 1977
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(Studio) Winter weather conditions and effects on natural gas supply in Chicago, Louisville, Kentucky, and Boston, as well as Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia, Texas, OK, Mississippi, Missouri and Nebraska. Cutbacks by Lone Star Gas Company and Columbia Gas Company noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kansas City, Missouri) Kansas City schools closed because classrooms too cold for children. [School official Walter HOUSTON - says they were told rooms could only be just above freezing.] Effect of gas shortage on homeowners noted. [Gas company Vice President C.H. RAMBO - cites reason weather caused shortage.] [Kansas City Mayor Charles WHEELER - says it's more important for older people to get heat than for children to go to school.] Gas shortage won't end until cold spells go away.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

Cronkite, Walter;
Kelley, Chris

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