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National Parks / Manassas Battlefield National Park #115792

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 24, 1988
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Envtlists. reported criticizing President Reagan's administration for ignoring national parks; Wilderness Society's list of endangered parks outlined on screen. Report introduced.

(Manassas, Virginia: Jackie Judd) Manassas Battlefield National Park, which was site of Civil War battles of Bull Run featured; details given, scenes shown of site and of battle reenactments. Attempts to hold back suburban sprawl that threatens battlefield reported; scenes shown. [Historian John HENNESSEY - comments on proposed mall.] Area development detailed; scenes shown. [Prince William board of supvrs. Kathleen SEEFLEDT - discusses development needs.] campaign. by opponents of development detailed; protest song played. Pressure of development on other Civil War battlefields discussed; scenes shown. [US Park Service spokesperson Denis GALVIN - comments on Manassas.]

Judd, Jackie;
Koppel, Ted

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