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Gas Rationing in New York Has a History

Dave Burdick

"In 1973, the Arab oil embargo choked supplies nationwide. In 1979, a new government took power during the Iranian revolution, and fresh supply worries set off panic buying and long lines at gas stations. There were fistfights at some stations as drivers tried to cut in line. At least one driver was arrested for pulling a gun on a gas station attendant who would not fill his car, with odd-numbered plates, on an even-numbered day."

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