× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Alaska / Oil Spill #121536

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 14, 1989
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Criticism of Exxon's role in cleanup of Alaska oil spill by both state and federal govts. noted. Report introduced.

(Valdez, AK: Mike von Fremd) Current extent of oil spill reported; map shown of area off coast of Valdez, AK. [Coast Guard commander Admiral Paul YOST - calls situation a war.] [AK department of environmental conservation spokesperson Dennis KELSO - comments on cleanup.] Cleanup efforts on beach shown. [WORKER - comments.] [YOST - criticizes "wiping rocks."] Yost's assessment of Exxon's cleanup efforts detailed.

Reporter(s):
von Fremd, Mike;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:01:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.