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Tennessee / Tellico Dam Controversy #279331

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 01, 1981
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(Studio) Snail darter controversy with regard to Tellico Dam construction recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Loudon Cnty., Tennessee) TVA's displacement of area residents to build dam recalled; Nellie McCall's situation cited as example [RESIDENT - criticizes US.] [McCALL - doesn't see difference between USSR and United States in this situation.] TVA's plans for region outlined; current status of controversy explained. [TVA spokesperson Richard MORGAN - thinks it will take 5 years to see gains.] [McCALL - responds.] Jean Ritchie's displacement discussed. [RITCHIE - comments on losing home.] TVA's stance mentioned. [McCALL - says she'll remain angry.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

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