• Short Summary

    President Nixon told the people of the Untied States on Thursday (13 December) that he was very pleased by the response of Americans to his call for voluntary restraints on the use of energy.

  • Description

    President Nixon told the people of the Untied States on Thursday (13 December) that he was very pleased by the response of Americans to his call for voluntary restraints on the use of energy.

    Speaking at a White House conference to introduce Mr. William Simon, the head of the new Federal Energy Agency, President Nixon said he had given instructions to the entire government that energy conservation should come first, and "that there not be any infighting, not be any competition, not be any struggle for power because of our setting up this new office."
    The new Agency announced allocations to give American industry and farmers more oil than they used in 1973, but which will put motorists at the back of the queue for petrol.

    SYNOPSIS: President Nixon told a Washington news conference on Thursday that in-fighting and power struggles would to be allowed to upset the programme of the new Federal Energy Agency ...

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    Film ID:
    VLVAED0JBUITIT9TUFL1VUK6Z27IP
    Media URN:
    VLVAED0JBUITIT9TUFL1VUK6Z27IP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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