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Sea Otters / California #262721

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 22, 1979
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(Studio) Conflict between sea otters and clam lovers in California reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Pismo Beach, California) Characteristics and history of sea otters detailed; films and photos shown. Incr. in sea otter population due to government protection and years of decrease clam harvests by residents of Pismo Beach, California, cited. [California fish and game department spokesperson Bob HARDY - comments.] Proposal to ship otters north detailed. [Chamber of Commerce Ralph HILL - comments.] Objections to plan by conservationists detailed. [Friends of Sea Otter spokesperson Betty DAVIS - comments.] Monterey, California, treatment of sea otter reported

Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, David

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