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Energy Crisis / Voluntary Gasoline Cutback #468274

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 20, 1973
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(Studio) Govt. requests gasoline stations limit gasoline sales to 10 gals. per car; motorists asked to use only 10 gals. per week Energy czar William Simon announces plan as voluntary move. Final decision of gasoline rationing to be made before January 1.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [SIMON - realizes some people need more than 10 gals.; gasoline available for these motorists. If Americans comply with request, gasoline rationing won't be needed.] New energy proposals considered by government reviewed.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Many motorists won't stay within 10 gallon limit.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) Motorists react to 10 gallon limit.

Chancellor, John;
Levine, Irving R.;
Neal, Roy

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