POLICY: Striking Back at the Chill

In a fuel-short world that is turning colder, anxious men generated their own kinds of heat last week. Governments on both sides of the Atlantic imposed tough new constraints on industry and citizens. Britain prepared to go on a three-day work week and took other measures that Prime Minister Edward Heath said would give the nation "a harder Christmas than we have known since the war" (see THE WORLD). In the U.S., airlines drafted plans to drop a fifth of their flights next month, and a series of protests against the fuel cutbacks—by pilots, truck drivers, gas-station owners —gave...

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