NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 12, 1979
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REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Interior Secretary Cecil Andrus' response to department herpetologist Kenneth Dodd's letter to Dominique's Restaurant with regard to near extinction of particular species of rattlesnake being served in restaurant noted; letters shown. Andrus rptd frequenter of Dominique's. [DODD - says his firing is ridiculous.] Texas rattlesnake said flow being served. [Dominique D'ERMO - comments on mixed feelings about publicity; regrets that someone lost his job over issue.] [ANDRUS - says he has no comment.] Dodd's last performance rating mentioned.
REPORTER: Ken Bode
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