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Eye On The Earth ( Philippines Logging) #344942

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 02, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Malaybalay, Philippines: Bill Whitaker) Destruction of Philippine forests through logging featured; scenes shown. [Three PEOPLE - comment on destruction.] [Catholic Bishop Godencio ROSALES - says forest is dead; adds that illegal loggers killed a priest.] Philippine government reported deputizing Catholic priests to protect the forests from illegal logging. [Father Serino BARGOLA - talks about plot to kill him.] Photo shown of a priest who was gunned down last October. Japan's importing of timber from the Philippines and other countries noted. [Japanese Catholic Council Sister Yasuko SHIMIZU - talks about invading and exploiting.] Consequences of Philippine logging noted.

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Whitaker, Bill
Duration:
00:04:30

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