The Oil Embargo 30 Years Later: Are We Prepared?
Recorded on October 14, 2003
The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium
The Oil Embargo in October of 1973 will best be remembered for
high gasoline prices, long lines to the pump, and the weekend
rationing that tested the patience of every American. It also
caused an unprecedented economic recession. Most importantly,
however, was how the actions of a few authoritarian nations could
undermine the economic stability of the West. With the twin
specters of terrorism and Middle Eastern conflicts, can the United
States weather another catastrophic disruption in its supply of
Please join us as our distinguished panel explores this critical
national and economic security issue.