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China / Three Gorges Dam (Part I) #424896

CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 07, 1998
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw, Judy Woodruff) The first of a two-part report introduced.

(Yangtze River: Gary Strieker) The controversy in China over the construction of the Three Gorges Dam featured; scenes shown from along the Yangtze River while the pros and cons of the dam are outlined. [Friends of Nature professor LIANG Congjie - likens the dam to a time bomb because of its risk.] [Anti-dam activist DAI Qing - says only a few companies will get rich.] The threat of pollution when the lake is dammed noted.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The presentation of Part II of the dam story on Friday noted.

Shaw, Bernard;
Strieker, Gary;
Woodruff, Judy

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