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CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 16, 1990
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Tokyo: Bill Whitaker) Growing opposition in Japan to the lumber industry featured; scenes shown of cutting of timber to support Japan's "throwaway" lifestyle. [Environmental attorney Mitsue AIZAWA - says profit overrides preservation.] Environmentalists' use of Godzilla as a "green" symbol noted. [Japan Tropical Forest Action Network Yoichi KURODA - says a monster is needed to help the rain forest and to fight the corporate monster.] [Mitsubishi Corporation Kyosuke MORI - says company responds to environmental concerns.] [Yasuda Trust Bank Hidekazu HIRAYAMA - talks about chopsticks.]

Chung, Connie;
Whitaker, Bill

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