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Humane Trapping Appeal #222165

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 21, 1972
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(Studio) Warning given on film of animal trapping which follows.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Film of Canadian Association for Humane Trapping "They Take So Long To Die," shown. Pictures of ensnared animals which suffer long periods before dying, followed by fashion show of fur coats. Fund for animals, national anti-cruelty association, says 25 million fur-bearing animals caught this way in American each year, 13 million in Canada. Fund uses film to promote legislation to outlaw leg-hold traps in favor of killer traps, so animals don't suffer. [Fund President, Cleveland AMORY - demonstrates how killer trap works. Advocates quick death.] [President Trappers Association, Gerald WALKUP - opposes legislation against leg traps, defends trapping as business and sport.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Killer trap costs somewhat more than leg trap.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike

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