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Reagan and Envtlists. #538368

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 03, 1984
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(Studio) Forced resignation of Anne Burford as Environmental Protection Agency administration amidst controversy recalled; President Reagan noted appointing her to important advisory committee on key environmental matters this week
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Confrontation between envtlists. and Reagan over Burford's appointed during White House luncheon examined; films shown. [REAGAN - defs. Burford.] [National Wildlife Federal spokesperson Jay HAIR - notes implications of President's appointed of Burford.] His protest action described. Controversy surrounding Burford as EPA administration recalled; importance of committee she will now chair explained, outlined on screen. [Sierra Club spokesperson David GARDINER, Representative Norman D'AMOURS - are appalled.] [BURFORD - dismisses critics.] Environmental Protection Agency administration William Ruckelshaus and Interior Secretary William Clark noted learning of Burford's appointed in the press.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

Brokaw, Tom;
Wallace, Chris

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