NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 17, 1981
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(Studio) Experts reported trying to save life of sick sperm whale which recently tried to beach self on Fire Island, New York; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Fire Island, New York) Rescue effort surrounding whale examined; films shown. [Marine veterinarian Dr. Jay HYMAN - notes success with other whales.] Importance of event noted. Whale's sounds heard. [Richard ELLIS - discusses difficulty of situation.] Plans for whale should it recover mentioned.
REPORTER: Stephen Frazier
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