CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 10, 1984
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Hatteras, North Carolina) High tech approach to increase coastline erosion examined; impact of hurricane Diana recently cited as illustrating scope of problem. Films shown courtesy Save The Lighthouse organization Save The Lighthouse Committee's use of artificial seaweed to save Cape Hatteras lighthouse discussed. [Committee spokesperson Hugh MORTON - thinks efforts have succeeded.] [Erosion expert Stan RIGGS - disagrees; explains.] [Seascape developer Bill GARRETT - explains function of artificial seaweed.] Method's process discussed. [Motel owner Robert YOUNG - praises results of seascaping on his motel frontage.] [RIGGS - responds.]
REPORTER: Bruce Hall
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