Consumer confidence was shaken, as today. Vietnam and President Nixon's resignation shook our sense of invincibility. But, despite the long lines at the pumps and the hits on the economy, the crises just didn't seem permanent. While memory is certainly suspect, the expectation was that things would return to where they were before: cheap fuel and big cars. And, of course, the prices did drop and cars and trucks grew. We were pretty sharp, weren't we?
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