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CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 09, 1975
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(Studio) In Britain, there are high hopes of using ocean tides to create electric power.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Eastbourne, England) At University of Edinburgh in Scotland, experimental program underway; program designed to harness ocean tides and use them for power. Steven Salter has been able to harness up to 90% power in waves in laboratory [SALTER - believes entire United Kingdom could be powered with his invention; more economy than nuclear power.] British government very encouraged by tests; plans to build experimental models under sea. Privately, government more intrigued with wave power concept devised by Sir Christopher Cockerell; workings of wave power system outlined. [COCKERELL - says his system nonpolluting.]
REPORTER: John Laurence

Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John

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