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Earth Day / Effects #209390

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 23, 1970
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(Studio) Earth Day success questionable.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Participants say Congress influence not incrd. [Senator Edmund MUSKIE - says cynical undercurrent all right if not destructive.] Daughters of the American Revolution claims environment movement subversive. [DAR President Mrs. Erwin SEIMES - believes environmental programs endanger industry] Earth Day national organization believes objectives reached creating permanent organization, reaching Americans with problems and promoting incrd. concern. [Unidentified Earth Day organization MEMBERS - say same elements contributing to both Vietnam war, pollution.] Kids idealistic and cynical; claim new allies make day success.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schoumacher, David
Duration:
00:03:00

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