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President Ford / Legis. / Grand Canyon / Indians #236518

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 01, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford signs privacy bill limiting government collection and use of records on individuals. Ford pocket vetoes bill to increase Naval allowance for medical treatment. Among bills to be considered by President Ford is 1 to return some land to Indians in Arizona.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Grand Canyon Village, Arizona) Indians dependent on tourist handouts. While US busy making Grand Canyon into national park, Indians try to regain portion of land they had years ago. Details of bill before President outlined. Conservation establishment fights bill, hoping to keep commercialism as far away from park as possible. [Friends of Earth David BROWER - believes Indians don't want to exploit land, but sharp operators helping Indians reclaim land do want to exploit land.] [Tribal vice-chairperson Clark JACK - urges conservationists not to worry about land.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Mudd, Roger;
Threlkeld, Richard

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