ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 04, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Judy Muller) Agreement by the Nature Conservancy to buy the Palmyra atoll in the Pacific and keep it undeveloped featured; scenes shown of the coral reefs and rare animal life. [Nature Conservancy SPOKESMAN - says Palmyra is the last tropical marine wilderness area in the US tropics.] [Coral Reef Alliance SPOKESMAN - says the atoll could be destroyed; backs allowing a limited number of tourists to come into the ecosystem.]
NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen throughout broadcast and weather coverage preempted the news from 5:37:10 to 5:42:50.
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