CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 24, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Oracle, Arizona: Jerry Bowen) Biosphere 2, a glass and metal enclosed "world" in Oracle, Arizona, outside Tucson, featured; scenes shown; details given. Eight volunteers' plans to be sealed into Biosphere for two years noted. [Biospherians Abigail ALLING, Linda LEIGH - comment.] Cost effectiveness of Biosphere 2 questioned. Funding reported to be from reclusive Texas billionaire. [Yale University Arthur GALSTON - says it's very cultist.] [Space Biospheres Ventures Margret AUGUSTINE - says it's a business.]
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