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Environment: The Earth Revisited / Acid Rain #266166

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 11, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Big Moose Lake, New York) [Joan BAEZ - sings environmental song.] Apparent contamination of earth's upper atmosphere examined. [Biologist John HENERY - discusses acidity of rain.] Acidic rain in eastern United States noted discovered by Henery; details given. [HENERY - comments.] Damage to environment and objects from acidic rain out- lined; map shown. Fossil-fuel combustion reported main cause of acid rain; details given. [Bill MARLEAU - discusses lake killed by acid rain.] Opposition to funding research examined. [MARLEAU - comments.] [HENERY - comments.] [BAEZ - sings.]
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick

Cronkite, Walter;
Kilpatrick, Jim

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