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California Oil Slick / Drillings Stopped / Hickel #4122

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 07, 1969
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(Studio) Secretary Int. Walter Hickel orders halt to oil drilling in Santa Barbara channel for 2nd time in week Oil slick covers 800 square mile of ocean, blackens beach and coast. Hickel suspended drilling earlier in week; then resumed it.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) [HICKEL - declares decision made to stop all drilling. Couldn't assure public it wouldn't happen again without information Won't start again until Union Oil blowout stopped.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Hickel says Nixon agrees with decision.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:02:10

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