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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 05, 1969
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(Studio) Leak continues at 21,000 gallon per day. Coating of oil now on beaches. Danger of fire exists.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Santa Barbara, California) Winds brought oil on shore over, under, around barriers. People try to clean it up; not much success. [WOMAN - says it is heck of a mess; used to be beautiful shoreline.] [MAN - feels need stricter laws.] [MAN - Company unwilling to develop safeguards.] [WOMAN - declares if Hickel here today, he'd see more activity.]
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

(Studio) Witnesses protest offshore drilling to Congress Santa Barbara Cnty. Supervisor, George Clyde, angry at Secretary Int. Walter Hickel.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) [CLYDE - Hickel plan tokenism and hypocrisy. Don't want a recurrence of disaster.] [Union Oil Company president Fred HARTLEY - we operate according to lease provisions.]
REPORTER: David Brinkley (narrates)

(Studio) Clyde says decision to allow drilling made before Hickel; angry at former Int. Secretary Stewart Udall.]
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Perkins, Jack

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