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CBS Evening News for
Wednesday, Mar 29, 1978

Headline: Amoco Cadiz Wreck


(Studio) Contd. oil seepage from wrecked tanker Amoco Cadiz off coast of Brittany noted; report Is on French navy's attempts to control damage.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Brittany, France) French government order to navy planes for bombing of tanker noted; is attempt to free rest of oil from vessel. Skepticism of Brittany residents and views of government action as political stated. Dissatisfaction of public with government's slow movement to clean up oil slick described; protests in Brittany over government's lack of prevention methods cited.
REPORTER: Susan Peterson

Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Program Time:05:37:10 pm - 05:39:00 pm. Duration: 01:50
Record Number:257118
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Reporters:Cronkite, Walter; Peterson, Susan
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