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Eye On America (Environment: Louisiana Uranium Plant) #347021

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 21, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Homer, LA: Bob Faw) Battle in northern Louisiana by blacks and whites against the construction of a uranium enrichment plant featured; scenes shown of picketing against the project. [Black WOMAN, Louisiana Energy Services, Incorporated, president Howard ARNOLD, two white PEOPLE, plant opponent Norton TOMPKINS, Homer National Bank Loy WEAVER - offer differing views on the project.] This classic case of a dispute against corporate power and power politics in Louisiana outlined. [Black MAN - opposes plant.] [Louisiana Senator J. Bennett JOHNSTON - promotes the project.] [Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund Nathalie WALKER - comments on the problem of radioactive wastes.] [White MAN - says the issue has brought the races together.]

Reporter(s):
Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:10

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