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Earth Day / Rallies #209354

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 22, 1970
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(Studio) Earth Day crowds smaller than expected.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) 14th Street and 5th Avenue closed to cars; all ages protest pollution. [New York City Mayor John LINDSAY - denounces pollution; says rally symbolic gesture.]
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Miami, Florida) Dead Orange Parade parodies Orange Bowl Parade. [Organizer Robert KUNST - says parade held to reach man in street.] [Parade queen Sheila FRIEDMAN - reads poem.] Cost $200; aimed at average person.
REPORTER: George Herman

(Detroit, Michigan) People protest industry pollution and unconcern. [Reverend William BREWSTER says people protest economic system, lack of planning, control.] Canadians and United States float wreath in memory of Lake Erie.
REPORTER: Bill Walker

(Chicago, Illinois) 4,000 attend rally. [Illinois Attorney General William SCOTT - pledges suit against Milwaukee for water pollution.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(DC) Music attracts small crowd; marchers young, white and cynical; rally org. rejected White House help offers; Mississippi students picket CIA. [James FARMER - says if environment not saved, will have equality of extinction, brotherhood of grave.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(California) Small crowds; marchers end 5-wk. hike; disappointed by anticlimax; people are the problem.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) CBS Earth Day Special Report tonight.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Dean, Morton;
Drinkwater, Terry;
Herman, George;
Pappas, Ike;
Schoumacher, David;
Walker, Bill

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