NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 22, 1973
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(Studio) Many areas across United States begin to cope with energy crisis.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Wayne, Nebraska) Most street lights aren't turned on at night to conserve electricity. Wayne generators at power plant run by natural gas and diesel fuel. Gas service can be cut on priority basis at any time and power plant must switch to diesel fuel now available only by allocation. Christmas lighting to be severely limited. [City administration Fred BRINK - says fuel allocation won't be incrd. to Wayne unless city can qualify as hardship case.] Power plant can't be converted to coal. Another energy-saving plan does exist but will be used as last resort. Plan outlined.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs