Forgetting the 1970s Gas Lines, at Our Peril

Posted on AllSides May 27th, 2022
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Gas Prices, Regulations, Price Controls
David Falconer/DOCUMERICA Project/National Archives
ANALYSIS

Unless we’d like to repeat that era, we ought to keep its price controls firmly in the rearview mirror.

With gas prices at near-record highs and whispers of summer diesel shortages in the air, now is as good a time as ever to revisit the oil shocks of the 1970s. Almost half a century on, we’re tempted to chuckle at the photographs of supersized cars curled around the block waiting to fill up. Sometimes we can even spot a bell-bottomed man pushing a lawnmower or a stray child with a Dorothy Hamill haircut,...

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