Rationing and Recycling
Clip: Season 1 | 7m 22s
During the war everything seemed to be rationed or in short supply: gasoline and fuel oil and rubber; bobby pins and zippers and tin foil; shoes and whiskey and chewing gum; butter and coffee and nylons and tomato ketchup and sugar; canned goods and cigarettes and the matches needed to light them.
Aired: 09/22/07Video has closed captioning.
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