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Segment 3 (US Use of Energy) #499702

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 13, 1978
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(Cologne, West Germany) Item introduction Reporter televised in dark. Device for automatically turning off lights explained. European lifestyle, with lower energy use, contrasted with United States lifestyle and high energy use. Oil and coal resources in United States noted. Statistics of foreign oil use given. Automobiles, packaging, mopeds, public transportation cited in contrast between United States and Europe. World War II effect and United States aid in rebuilding Europe recalled. European factories said efficient. Europeans said thrifty. Change in US habits said necessary.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:04:40

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