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Arctic Ocean / Trapped Whales / Media #112532

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 23, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Efforts to save two remaining California gray whales trapped in ice off Alaska coast reported; scenes shown. Report introduced.

(Barrow, AK: Gary Shepard) Media invasion of Barrow featured; details given, scenes shown. [Hotel manager Ron HEWITT - discusses international media calls.] [Barrow resident Wendell HEWES - talks about reporters' bundling up for weather.] [Barrow resident Ralph DAVIS - discusses transportation rates.] Town's response to journalists explained. Impact of weather on reporters noted. [University of Alaska Kris WILSON - says he's also doing story about media covering story.] ["Fairbanks News-Miner" reporter Charles MASON - jokes.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Shepard, Gary

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