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Energy Crisis / Gasoline Rationing / Alaska Pipeline #467695

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 16, 1973
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(Studio) President signs Alaska pipeline bill into law.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) President hopes Arab cntrys. will lift oil boycott before too long, but energy crisis won't disappear. [Interior Secretary Rogers MORTON - states gasoline rationing real possibility.]
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(DC) Original reason for rationing gas in 1942 not oil shortage but rubber shortage. Film of cars during `40s rationing period shown. Differences in dependence on cars in `40s and `70s reviewed. Rationing would change lifestyles of today drastically.
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

(Studio) Neon signs turned out along Las Vegas strip; Esso oil rations petroleum to Great Britain; West Germany prohibits all pleasure driving on Sunday All are signs of growing energy crisis.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Goralski, Robert;
Levine, Irving R.

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