NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 10, 1976
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(Studio) In New River case in North Carolina and Virginia, people win over big money and political interests; case recapped. Film report from New River Valley. [RESIDENT - says he's lived there for 70 years and if project had gone through most of Wilson, Virginia, would be under 60 foot of water.] [Sidney STURGILL - says he made home here because he chose to, not because he had to.] [MAN - says family came in before Revolutionary War and he's fought to keep area as it is; says people who came into area love it way it is just as natives do.] [WOMAN - sings song with regard to New River.] President Ford signs bill banning dams on New River.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
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