CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 15, 1981
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(Studio) Interior Secretary James Watt reported committed to offshore oil leasing; his reaction to critical survey by conservation group quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Watt, counting on support from conservative National Wildlife Fed., said now being criticized by them; results of Federal poll outlined on screen. [WATT - thinks poll was rigged.] [Federal executive director Dr. Jay HAIR - criticizes Watt's flippancy; calls for Watt's resignation.] Possible results of public reaction to Watt's policies considered.
REPORTER: Jim McManus
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