NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 02, 1972
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(Studio) American Indians face problems.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Angostura, New Hampshire) Rio Grande River water diverted to people in city of Albuquerque, NM. (San Felipe Pueblo, NM) San Felipe Indians were original inhabitants of land and their ancestors used water of Rio Grande R. for irrigation 900 years ago. [Water Rights Committee Frank TENORIO - defends Indians' rights to water of Rio Grande River] San Felipe and Santo Domingo tribes hold joint council meeting to push fight in courts against betrayal by government of their prior claim to water. (Albuquerque) Sprinkler on country club golf course contrasted to dry river bed. (San Felipe Pueblo, NM) [Pueblo spokesman Joe SANCHEZ - says Indians' water is sent to Albuquerque.]
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer