Confronting America's First Energy Crisis




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Published on Dec 31, 2013

October 19, 2011: A discussion on how President Nixon responded when the 1973 OPEC Oil Embargo clased with an ever increasing national demand for energy resources.

Location: Center for International and Strategic Studies

Richard Fairbanks, Nixon White House Domestic Council Associate Director for Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources;
James R. Schlesinger, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Agency, Director of Central Intellligence, and Secretary of Defense to President Nixon, and the first-ever Secretary of Energy serving under President Carter;
James Tozzi, Former Chief of Environment at the Office of Management and Budget under President Nixon;
Guy Cauruso (moderator), Senior Adviser, Energy and Natioanl Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

Organized by Nixon White House Associate Director Geoffrey C. Shepard, the forums are co-sponsored by the National Archives and the Richard Nixon Foundation.
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For more information, please visit the Nixon Library at www.nixonlibrary.gov or contact us at 714-983-9120 or nixon@nara.gov

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