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California Condor #271925

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 25, 1980
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(Studio) Near extinction of California condor noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Oxnard, California) Controversy following death of condor chick during efforts by federal government and Audubon Society to check it for poisons examined; details given, Fish and Wildlife Department film shown. [Friends of the Earth spokesperson David BROWDER - says the condor is too endangered to have that technique used.] Defense of methods noted. [Audubon Society spokesperson John BORNEMAN - comments.] Autopsy of chick said revealing no broken bones; state permit for hands-on research reported suspended.

Dow, David;
Rather, Dan

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