CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 20, 1980
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(Studio) Discovery of microfossils announced.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Los Angeles, California) 3.5 billion year old fossilized remains of bacteria-like organisms shown, discussed. [University of California at Los Angeles spokesperson J. William SCHOPF - notes economy significance of find.] Importance of microfossils in study of origin of life on earth noted.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard
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