CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 19, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(NYC: Richard Roth) World media noted focusing attention upon whales trapped in AK's icy waters; details given, scenes shown. [ARCO oil company vice president Ben ODOM - comments on spending money to save whales.] Humanity's love of whales discussed. [Save the Whales spokesperson Christine STEVENS, marine mammal specialist Brad ANDREWS and CHILDREN - comment on whales.] [Media ANALYST - compares whale story to that of Jessica McClure, toddler who was trapped in well in Texas.] [Sea World Research Institution spokesperson John HALL - says most ice-trapped whales get hunted.]
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