U.S. President Richard Nixon at a press meet in Orlando, Florida, speaks about energy crisis and alternate sources of power.
Orlando Florida USA Date:1973, November 17 Duration:6 min 29 sec Sound:Yes
United States President Richard Nixon at a press conference answers media persons in Orlando, Florida. President Nixon stands on a podium and answers the press reporters. A press reporter asks him questions about the energy crisis and why it had not been foreseen earlier. President Nixon discusses the reasons for energy crisis. He talks about alternate sources of energy and his goal that he calls "Energy Independence 1980." He insists on effective use of coal and natural gas and says that coal can be made a clean fuel and mined in ways that it does not destroy landscape. He talks about development of shale oil in Colorado. He advocates deregulation of natural gas to encourage exploration. He speaks about the use of nuclear power to meet increasing energy demands. Around 5:40 he addresses the actions of Arab nations (OPEC), and also speaks of Venezuela and Canada, and says the United States should not have to depend on any other country for energy.
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