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Stand-By Rationing Plan / Energy Crisis / Energy Conservation / Simon #468411

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 27, 1973
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(Studio) Stand-by rationing plan made public. Plan outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Rationing coupon shown. [Energy czar William SIMON - believes if Americans continue to cooperate voluntarily, gasoline rationing won't be necessary.] TV commercial shown urging public to reduce fuel consumption.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Simon also says more fuel oil to be allocated to New England; airlines to receive more jet fuels; high school bds. requested to forbid high school students to drive cars to school; home thermometers to be set back to 60.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Levine, Irving R.

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