NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 06, 1979
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Studio) Alaska Governor Jay Hammond's testimony to congress committee with regard to President Carter's plan to set aside large portions of Alaska as permanent wilderness areas stated.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(AK) Alaskans' reaction to Carter proposal detailed. [Vern WICKHAM - would favor arrest of Carter and Interior Secretary Cecil Andrus for theft of AK land.] Protest staged at national monument near Mt. McKinley described. [US Park Service spokesperson Robert BELOUS - comments on need to preserve land.] [Tony MOTLEY - thinks Carter has overstepped bounds, that only Congress has power to classify lands, except in cases involving antiquities act.] State's lobbying effort plans noted.
REPORTER: Don Oliver
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.