CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 10, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(San Jose, California: John Blackstone) United States students' geography illiteracy discussed; scenes shown. [National Geographic Society Gilbert GROSVENOR - comments.] Geography courses being pushed aside for other classes mentioned. [Teacher Elgin HEINZ - remarks.] Coalition to promote more geography classes hearing with Senator sub-committee mentioned. [Senator Bill BRADLEY - discusses problem.] [STUDENTS - respond they do not know where Ethiopia is.] Necessity of having basic knowledge of geography noted.
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