War Without Troops

December 1977
New Republic;12/17/77, Vol. 177 Issue 25, p2
Focuses on the energy problem and the U.S. government under President Jimmy Carter. Shortage of petroleum and natural gas in the U.S.; Increase in petroleum prices since 1973; Passing of a legislative bill in the U.S. House in aid to the problem; Suggestion of the ways in which the President can handle the energy problem; Problems inherited by the Carter administration.


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