NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 11, 1977
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(Studio) Report on controversy with regard to making California's Redwood National Park larger to stop use of redwoods outside it in lumber industry
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Humboldt Cnty., California) (Timber industry radio ad against park played.) Sides of controversy between timber industry and environmentalists noted. Congress soon to decide with regard to park. [Environmentalist Dave VAN de MARK - cites problems of erosion caused by cutting trees.] At lumberjack bar, men concerned with regard to unemployment. [Gale BAKER - says they'll have to find new work after 20 years at same job.] [Mike NEWTON - is for saving trees to point, but park has 180,000 now.] Details of arguments of both sides noted.
REPORTER: Rick Davis