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Washington / Water De-Pollution #212515

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 03, 1970
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(Studio) Pollution worsening; still hope; Lake Washington rescued.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Seattle, WA) Lake shown. [6 YR. OLD FILM SHOWN.] Lake was badly polluted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Seattle, WA) Attorney James ELLIS - describes pollution.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Seattle, WA) Ellis and others started Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle to take over sewage flow. [Governor Dan. EVANS - discusses organization work to arouse interest in environmental protection.] Other civic orgs. aid campaign.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Seattle, WA) [ELLIS - says people finally fought water pollution.] [Zoologist W.T. EDMONDSON - shows water samples contrasting lake before and after sewage diverted.] [ELLIS - says program costs $2 per month for each family; people must unite against pollution.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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