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United States Off-Shore Fishing Waters #244219

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 01, 1976
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(Studio) 200 mile off-shore fishing rts. off United States coast said to be only matter of timing. House, Senator bills differ in timing. E. coast favors 200 mile limit; West coast is opposed.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(New Bedford, Massachusetts) United States fishermen worried with regard to huge foreign fishing vessels. [Fisherman Harry SWAIN - speaks of problem.] Profits up due to incrd. prices. Fishermen here want prompt action with regard to 200-mi. limits.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

(San Pedro, California) West coast fishermen fear retaliation by Mexico and other Latin American countries if limits go to 200 mile Equador and Peru versus United States tuna war recalled. West coast fishermen want restrictions on species, not extension of off-shore limits. [International Longshoremen's and Warehousmen's Union John ROYAL - fears unemployment of United States fishermen.] Unless President Ford vetoes bill, West coast tuna industry feared doomed.
REPORTER: Murray Fromson

Fromson, Murray;
Kladstrup, Don;
Schieffer, Bob

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