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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 24, 1989
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(Studio: Maria Shriver) Report introduced.

(Newport, Rhode Island: Cassandra Clayton) Oil spill off coast of Rhode Island resulting from collision of Greek tanker with reef featured; details given, scenes shown of efforts to contain spill near Newport, Rhode Island, and of underwater pictures showing gash in ship. [Secretary on Interior Manuel LUJAN - says lesson was learned from Alaska oil spill.] [Rhode Island environmental management's Robert BENDIC - discusses spill's impact on ecosystem.] Possible impact on both shell fishing and tourism noted. [Lobsterman Rich HAVERLY - comments.] [WOMAN - says she is surprised it happened here.] Scenes shown of oil in water.

Clayton, Cassandra;
Shriver, Maria

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