ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 14, 2001
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) A closer look at foot-and-mouth disease introduced; details given about the animals and how they are effected.
(Washington: Lisa Stark) Measures by the United States government to keep the foot- and-mouth virus out of the country featured; scenes shown from airports. [Animal and Plant Health Inspections Service Dr. Craig REED - says any world traveller could bring in disease.] [National Cattlemen's Beef Association Chandler KEYS - says our livestock industry must be protected.] [Minnesota Far-Gaze Farms Brian PETERSON - says foot-and-mouth disease would be devastating.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) United Nations statement that no country is safe from the disease due to world travel noted.
(London: Jim Wooten) The panic in Europe over foot-and-mouth disease featured; scenes shown of border inspections in France. [French local prefect Pierre de BOUSQUET - says we are in a battle against this disease.] [Italian minister of health Umberto VERESI - says we are happy to be free of the disease.] [Two British FARMERS - react to the disease.] [British Prime Minister Tony BLAIR - says the disease must be eradicated.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The soaring orders from Europe for Australian kangaroo meat noted.
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:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.