CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 16, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Saudi Arabia noted calling for emergency OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) meeting to deal with oil market in light of Persian Gulf crisis.
(New York: Ray Brady) Americans' changing attitudes toward energy crisis and conservation and oil prices since the 1970s examined. [Energy analyst Charles KOMANOFF - says United States has not been energy-efficient.] [Citizen Action Nick FEDORUK - says President Ronald Reagan's political philosophy ended energy conservation.] Statistics on United States dependence on foreign oil and oil consumption outlined on screen. [Two DRIVERS - says they could not cut back on gas use.] [Secretary of Transportation Samuel SKINNER - talks about fuel conservation.]
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