the Straight DOPE

October 2012
Athens News;10/22/2012, p23
The article discusses the concerns related to fixing the gas prices in the U.S. under the presidential administration of Richard Nixon and Barack Obama. It mentions that Nixon was able to mitigate the economic crisis of the country. It reflects that due to the oil pricing policies of Nixon the domestic petroleum output was reduced from 79 percent of U.S. consumption in 1970 to 64 percent by 1975.


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