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Economic analysis suggests that the almost inevitable result of gas price controls would be gas rationing -- and no one who knows the history of the gas lines of the 1970s wants a recurrence.
The federal government printed gas rationing coupons, but they were never used as the crisis finally eased.
We had these inconveniences after World War II, along with gas rationing.
Evidence suggests that the insurance field first used the telephone as a sales tool during World War II when gas rationing forced insurance agents to use the phone in lieu of expending precious fuel on face-to-face visits.
The years following the 1979 gas crisis had been tough ones marked by long lines, gas rationing, and skyrocketing prices and tempers.
And gas rationing is at least as dead as leisure suits.
Both the festival and the school continued throughout the war years, even though gas rationing kept audiences to a minimum and other area attractions, such as Tanglewood and the Berkshire Playhouse, closed down until peacetime.
To get the gardens through wartime gas rationing, Julie decided a water ski show (the first in the world) would attract local soldiers.
Rowen believes we should have begun gas rationing, persuaded the oil-using industrial states to follow unified policies with respect to OPEC, and undertaken a cooperative effort to develop new energy resources.