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New Mexico / Sheep / Public vs. Private Interests #123787

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 20, 1989
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Rio Arriba Cnty., New Mexico: John Quinones) Defiant march by sheepherders in Los Ojos, New Mexico, through wildlife refuge featured; scenes shown. [Rancher Antonio MANZANARES - says he is tired of wondering where he will go.] Raising of churros sheep by a cooperative venture of mostly Mexican-Americans detailed. [Co-op founder Maria VARELA - comments.] Issue of pvt. grazing on public park land reviewed; details given of state's opposition to such grazing which might threaten the hunting ind. [Game cmsn.'s Bill MONTOYA - responds.] [Sheepherder Martin ROMERO - (thru translator) says he won't let his sheep die.] [VARELA - says sheep have to eat.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Quinones, John

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