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Re: Time oddity (DST)

At 04:56 PM 5/5/97 +0000, you wrote:
>     In early 1974 and continuing until early 1975, the entire USA was
>required to observe year-round Daylight Savings Time due to the energy
>crisis that was happening at the time.  The idea was to cut down the 
>amount of energy used for factories and cars and such.  What the reasonn
>was for all was beyond me.  All I knew was that I had to walk to school
>in the dark at 7:45 am.  Two weeks later, the school changed its' sked
>to have school begin one hour later.  That was 1974, today they still
>use that same schedule.  That was a weird time in history.
And a tribute to the foresight of our elected Congresspersons is that none
of them foresaw that kids would be going to school in the dark in January
until it actually happened. Like they never heard of almanacs!

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