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The Earth Revisited #260156

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 23, 1979
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(Studio) Report is part of continuing series on environmental developments in 1970's; it concerns fate of groups who spurred political interest in environmental issues.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Films shown, include 1970 report on events leading up to Earth Day. Details given about fate of those involved in such events in ensuing years [Sierra Club spokesperson J. Michael McCLOSKEY - describes diversity of support for club.] [Friends of Earth spokesperson David BROWER - comments.] Other groups whose development is outlined include National Audubon Society, Natural Resources Defense Council, Incorporated and EPA. Changes in protests and issues noted. [McCLOSKEY - comments on changes.] ["Coevolution Quarterly" spokesperson Stewart BRAND - comments on changes.] PoI. impact of environmental movement reported Vietnam war and Resources for the Future mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill

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