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Environment / National Wilderness Land #309932

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 23, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Moab, UT: Bob McNamara) Clash between federal government's desire to exploit land's natural resources and move by some to preserve federal wilderness areas examined; Utah cited as example [Wilderness Society spokesperson Darrell KNUFFKE - cites importance of saving wilderness land.] [Rancher D.L. TAYLOR - claims need for commercial use of land.] [Grand Cnty. commissioner Jimmie WALKER - notes decline in Moab, UT, economy since uranium market dropped; explains.] [KNUFFE - defs. position.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Amt. of federally controlled land mentioned.

McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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