Energy Crisis on the Hill

June 1977
New Republic;6/25/77, Vol. 176 Issue 26, p5
Focuses on the energy crisis in the U.S. Implication of the dependence of the U.S. on oil from the Persian Gulf; Comment on the actions taken by U.S. President Jimmy Carter in dealing with the crisis with emphasis on the attempt to reduce the oil dependence of the U.S. on the Gulf; Role of the U.S. Congress in dealing with the crisis; Information on the trade deficit.


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