U.S. Dependence on Oil

Deborah Gordon, who had just completed a study on the economic and environmental impact on the U.S. dependence on foreign sources of oil,… read more

Deborah Gordon, who had just completed a study on the economic and environmental impact on the U.S. dependence on foreign sources of oil, discussed the conclusions of her study. She said the United States would suffer economically if a war broke out in the Middle East, and the resulting oil shortage could recreate the oil crisis, and long lines at gasoline pumps, of the mid-1970s. The answer to averting the crisis according to Ms. Gordon was, among other things, the utilization of alternate forms of transportation to the solo auto driver, a tremendous user of gasoline and oil. She answered viewer questions. close

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Program ID:
15493-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 27, 1990 | 6:29pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Dec 28, 1990 | 2:36pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Dec 27, 1990 | 6:29pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 28, 1990 | 2:36pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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