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American Agenda (Environment: Proposition 128) #125578

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 30, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Ned Potter) Fighting of electronic battle in California over the future of the environment with Proposition 128 featured; television ads shown; details given of tenets of "Big Green" proposition on global warming, the ozone layer, forests and pesticides. [Natural Resources Defense Council Albert MEYERHOFF - says we need to deal with pollution.] Projected impact of passing of this California amendment on national businesses detailed. Counterads by major corporations opposed to "Big Green" shown. ["No on 128" Kirk WEST - comments.] [Farming brothers Glenn and Ron ANDERSON - offer differing opinions on "Big Green" and use of pesticides.] ["No on 128" economist Steven MOSS, MEYERHOFF, California energy commission Charles IMBRECHT - challenge industry estimates.] [University of California at Los Angeles medical school Dr. Harvey KARP, proposition organizer Tom HAYDEN - comment.] Issue of public concern about environment and prospects of translating that concern into political change reiterated.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned
Duration:
00:04:40

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