Search the Archive

Alaska / Fishing Hazards #322663

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 11, 1988
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Kodiak, AK: Peter Van Sant) Hazards of commercial fishing featured; scenes shown. ["AK Fisherman's Journal" John VAN AMERONGEN - comments on dangers of Alaska fishing.] [Lobbyist Peggy BERRY - describes lack of regulations to protect fishermen.] Peggy and Bob Berry's son Peter Berry reported dying in fishing accident. [Bob BERRY - describes lack of safety equipment.] [Survival expert Dave WATKINS - comments on safety.] [Fisherman Russell COLEMAN - says he has right to decide upon safety measures for himself.] [Fisherwoman Debbie NIELSON -comments on survival suit saving her life.] [Fisherman Michael ZIDNEY - comments on losing sons.]

Van Sant, Peter;
Schieffer, Bob

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.