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Seal Hunt #260393

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 09, 1979
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(Studio) Report of controversy with regard to hunt for baby seals in Canada.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Pro and con arguments with regard to seal hunt by Canadian government and conservationists reported Actions of Greenpeace noted. [Govt. of Newfoundland Brian PECKFORD - argues for hunt.] [Fund for Animals Cleveland AMORY - argues against hunt.] Arguments on both sides cited. US harvesting of fur seals in Alaska cited. Appeal of films with regard to Canadian seal hunt noted. Conservationist film shown. [Voice of PECKFORD - notes film's emotional appeal.] [Voice of AMORY - points out pathos of hunt.] American conservationists' efforts to boycott Canada as tourist attraction reported Alaska situation again noted.
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick

(Studio) Alaska seal hunt said shorter with not as many seals killed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kilpatrick, Jim

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