NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 18, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Honolulu, Hawaii: Keith Morrison) Asian fishermen shown laying out miles of net in Pacific ocean. [W. Regional Fisheries spokesperson William PATY - says fishermen are strip-mining ocean.] [Earthtrust biologist Sam LaBUDDE - says other species arecaught and killed.] Earthtrust's video shown and discussed. [PATY - says magnitude of operation will damage marine ecosystem.] [Japanese OFFICIAL - says he'll investigate.] United States officials quoted with regard to drift netting.
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