NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 09, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer
(Saint John Island, Virgin Island) Luxurious vacation sites provided high ranking government officials by National Park Service and subsidized by taxpayers featured; films shown. [Housekeeper Helen SANDERS - describes "cabin" in Grand Tetons.] Camp Hoover described, shown. [Supt. Noel PACTA - rationalizes cost to officials renting Virgin Island retreat.] [Realtor Mary Phyllis McGARA - ests. cost of same Virgin Island house to general public.] [Ntl Lands and Public Parks subcommittee chairperson Representative James WEAVER - professes ignorance of arrangement.] Cost to renting official of various sites detailed. Deputy press secretary Larry Speakes and Walter Mondale mentioned.
REPORTER: Lloyd Dobyns