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Expo 1974 #31703

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 03, 1974
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(Studio) President flies to Spokane, WA, tomorrow for opening of Expo `74. Controversy surrounds expo.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Spokane, WA) [Sierra Club Dr. Thatcher HUBBARD - expresses concern over social, environmental, traffic, noise problems to be caused by Expo. Expo `74 officials unconcerned.] [General manager Expo `74 Peter SPURNEY states expo is full of excitement and fun.] Theme of Expo `74 is environmental, but exhibits don't express it enough. 4 environmental groups decide to boycott fair; reasons given. [HUBBARD - says Expo officials shun conservation groups.] [SPURNEY - insists environmentalists played major role in Expo.]
REPORTER: Anne Kaestner

Kaestner, Anne;
Smith, Howard K.

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