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Oil Shortage / Earth-Sheltered Housing #265870

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 26, 1979
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(Studio) Report in "Oil and Gas Journal" that worldwide production of oil set new records cited. World's first oil well said drilled in Titusville, Pennsylvania, on August 27, 1859. Report with regard to construction of hses. underground to conserve energy introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Hses. dug into earth shown. [Minnesota legislator Frank KNOLL - comments on bill he proposed to create demonstration projects in earth-sheltering.] Virginia school and University of Minnesota underground bldgs. shown. [Architect David BENNET - explains how he dispelled feeling of being underground with his design of University of Minnesota building] Townhouse construction in Minneapolis, Minnesota, described. [Earth-sheltered home owners Don and Ann MOSCH - describe new house.] [Architect and lobbyist Frank MORELAND - says Federal Housing Administration will now insure loans for earth-sheltered houses, but will still not lend more to buyers of energy efficient homes.] Costs of construction of earth-sheltered homes reported declining
REPORTER: George Herman

Dean, Morton;
Herman, George

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