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Utah / Archaeology Thefts #300201

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 04, 1985
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(Studio) Recent archaeological discoveries recalled.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Cottonwood Canyon, UT) Impact of looters on Indian archaeological finds in south Utah examined; films shown. [Archaeologist Sloane SCHWINDT - notes popularity of items on black market] Econs. involved mentioned. [Sheriff Rigby WRIGHT - describes looters' destruction of prehistoric sites.] Federal task force said formed to fight thieves [US attorney Brent WARD - fears all valuable artifacts will be stolen or destroyed if action isn't taken.] [Devar SHUMWAY - opposes federal govt monopoly of artifacts.]
REPORTER: Rita Braver

Reporter(s):
Braver, Rita;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:40

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