ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 11, 1976
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(Studio) Federal judge orders United States fishermen to stop fishing for tuna in such a manner as to capture, also, porpoise that die in the process. Ban takes effect May 31. Spokesperson for Tuna Boat Association predicts rise in price of tuna.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(No location given) Process by which porpoise die in tuna nets described; filmed. Spokesperson, Tuna Boat Association, denies balance of porpoise in Pacific affected by net fishing for tuna. Environmentalists groups disagree.
REPORTER: Roger Caras (Film courtesy Environmentalist Defense Fund)
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