NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 23, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) "Stock Market Report". Oil price rise in response to Persian Gulf crisis outlined on screen. Report introduced.
(Washington: Lisa Myers) Administration's energy conservation policy examined; scenes shown of President Bush on gas-guzzling boat. [BUSH - answers questions about conservation.] Energy Department noted asking US to follow speed limits and inflate tires. [Department of Energy West Henson MOORE, former energy official John SAWHILL - talk about Bush's policies.] Scenes shown of Jimmy Carter on television urging conservation during 1979 energy crisis. NBC News-"Wall Street Journal" poll on energy options, including nuclear power, oil drilling and conservation, cited. [Energy analyst Henry SCHULER - comments.]