ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 24, 1978
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(Studio) House committee 's beginning of hearings on Endangered Species Act reported Involvement of United States Marine Corps noted.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
(Camp Lejeune, North Carolina) 1945 Marine Corps film shown. Marine participation in battles at Iwo Jima and in Vietnam mentioned. Corps' involvement in hearings on endangered species, because of land at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, training base being off limits due to presence of endangered red cockaded woodpecker, detailed. [Representative Robin BEARD - notes that there is similar situation with woodpecker on other military bases, include Fort Polk, Elgin AFB, Fort Jackson and Fort Benning.] Defense Department position given. [Department spokesperson George MARIENTHAL - says bird is free to leave, but doesn't. States that this doesn't impair mil. training.] Concerns expressed by some Marines outlined.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory
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