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Pollution / Muskie / Seminars #3569

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 29, 1969
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(Studio) Senator Edmund Muskie calls for independent government agency to coordinate nation-wide attack on pollution. Criticizes administration for doing little about it. Admin. sponsors student seminars on pollution control.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Chicago, Illinois) 500 students attend. [Assistant Interior Secretary Carl KLEIN - says water pollution robs us of water. Need help from all.] [STUDENT - wants to know why North shore beaches closed, and why no pollution controls to keep beaches open. Don't feel you really care about pollution.] He and others leave. [2nd STUDENT - says leaving isn't answer. Will stay and help.] [3rd STUDENT - says only way to do anything is to tell pols. you won't vote for them.] Student energy needed.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Peterson, Roger;
Smith, Howard K.

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