ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 18, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Lake Wales, Florida: Mike von Fremd) Efforts to undo Army Corps of Engineers water project in Florida featured; scenes shown of rerouted waterway of the Kissimmee River in Everglades, Florida. [Marine biologist Steve MILLER - says natural waterway was obliterated.] Environmental impact on wildlife and water cited. [Governor Bob MARTINEZ - says mistake must be corrected.] President Bush noted planning to tour area tomorrow.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Marjory Stoneman Douglas recalled spending 70 years trying to save the Everglades.
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