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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 30, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Sequoia National Park, California: John Cochran) Announcement from President Bush that he is releasing funds for the national parks featured; scenes shown from the Sequoia National Park, California; details given of environmental groups' criticism of Bush. [PARK - says our duty is to use the land well.] [Natural Resources Defense Council Charles CLUSEN - calls Bush's speech a public relations ploy.] Bush's record on specific environmental issues reviewed. [Defenders of Wildlife Rodger SCHLICKEISEN - cites emasculation of environmental laws.] Environmental measures from President Clinton's administration that are being enforced by Bush listed. [Senior White House advisor Karl ROVE - defends Bush.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Judy Muller) The status of the national parks reviewed; various park scenes shown. [Wilderness Society Don BARRY - comments.]

Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter;
Muller, Judy

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