ToastnBacon October 28, 2015 Share October 28, 2015 No, the other customer definitely mentions that they were doing odd-even rationing. Which was something that did pop up again in 1979, because of the revolution in Iran and related unrest. It wouldn't have been till later in the year, I think, but the show seems to be moving up later events quite a bit, what with the mentions of Carter's "Crisis of Confidence" speech and Reagan's presidential campaign in the premiere. You are correct. The Shah left Iran in April and it kicked off a rise in the price of crude oil. Production wasn't interrupted until November when the revolution happened. From what I just read, it was more of a spike in prices in 1979 and not as serious an interruption in supply like the 1973 crisis. Link to comment
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