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It’s Feeling Like the 1970s Again at Gas Pumps and Grocery Stores

Americans are asked to cut back energy consumption — hopefully this time for good.

The oil crisis of the 1970s led to long lines at U.S. gas pumps.

The oil crisis of the 1970s led to long lines at U.S. gas pumps.

Source: ClassicStock/Archive Photos (R. Krubner)

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As a proud member of Generation X, I have childhood memories of American life in the 1970s as it relates to energy.