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California Oil Slick #200446

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 31, 1969
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(Studio) Oil slick in Pacific Ocean threatens wildlife and beaches.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Santa Barbara, California) Oil workers punctured underwater oil well; 21,000 gal. come to surface each day. Union Oil officials and specialists sent by Int. Secretary Walter Hickel figuring how to cap flow. 12 mile slick spreads; birds affected by oil. Gray whales in trouble.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed
Duration:
00:01:40

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