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Tunney Warns Against Oil Blackmail

Sen. John V. Tunney (D.Calif.). warned the United States last night not to try “to resolve the fuel shortage by selling out Israel.” Addressing the annual dinner of the Nazist Organization of America’s Northern Pacific Region, the Senator observed that the current energy crisis “has prompted some to say” that the U.S. “should fundamentally alter (its) policy toward the Middle East” and hold back from pursuing a “moral and ethical course” in seeking peace in that region.

Sen. Tunney said “The answer lies in developing a national energy policy, in the wise use of the energy resources we have and in the development of new and better energy sources.”