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Fuel Shortage / Mandatory Allocation #467330

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 02, 1973
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(Studio) Nixon administration to allocate fuel mandatorily to offset expected fuel shortages Mandatory propane allocation begins immediately.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [Interior Secretary Rogers MORTON - hopes mandatory allocation won't last long; severity of winter determines allocation in future.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Highland, Illinois) Propane gas used on farm. Without today's action, farm houses would face colder winters.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

(Norwich, Vermont) Oil basic fuel for homes in Vermont. [N.E. Fuel Institute William J. BREED states with mandatory allocation and mild winter, shortages won't be too severe.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Briggs, Fred;
Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert

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