CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 11, 1988
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.
(DC: Eric Engberg) African elephants reported killed in increase numbers for precious ivory tusks; details given, scenes shown. [Representative Anthony BEILENSON - comments on profits from illegal ivory traffic.] African elephant numbers noted decreased by half during this decade. [African Wildlife Fndn. Vice President Diana McMEEKIN - predicts number of elephants killed this yr.] [African Wildlife Fndn. president Paul SCHINDLER -urges Americans to stop buying ivory.] Ivory's uses featured. [Monitor Craig VAN NOTE - comments on wealth of ivory trade.]
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