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Killer Whales #292220

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 15, 1983
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Seattle, WA) Controversy over proposal to capture several killer whales for both research and to be trained as performers at Sea World examined; films shown. [Greenpeace spokesperson Alan REICHMAN - notes trauma involved for whales.] [Sea World zoologist Lanny CORNELL - doesn't anticipate injuries or deaths in capture.] Sea World's capture of whales in Puget Sound 7 years ago and resulting controversy over methods employed recalled; photos shown. [WA secretary state Ralph MUNRO - criticizes Sea World's techniques.] [Seattle zoo director David HANCOCKS - feels whales are treated as economy commodity by Sea World.] [CORNELL - believes Sea World's displays and mammal research will aid whale.]
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Reporter(s):
Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

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