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Special Segment (Monkey Wrenching) #548962

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 21, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tucson, Arizona: George Lewis) Militancy of environmental extremists, considered terrorism in some circles, examined; scenes shown. Earth First! organization and founder Dave Foreman cited as example [FOREMAN - calls for militant action.] Militants' various demonstrations, dubbed by Earth First! a "monkey wrenching," reviewed. [Representative Pat WILLIAMS - fears epidemic of such violence.] Earth First!'s "Ecodefense "manual described. [FOREMAN - explains purpose of manual.] [American Forest Institution spokesperson Luke POPVICH - explains danger to loggers of organization's tactics.] [FOREMAN - responds; mentions Muammar el-Kadhafi.] [Yellowstone Park superintendent Bob BARBEE - notes organization's irresponsibility.] [FOREMAN - criticizes traditional envtlists.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Lewis, George

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