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Assignment Earth (Ivory Ban) #585885

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 05, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Johannesburg: Charles McLean) Debate over whether the ban on ivory trade should be lifted featured; scenes shown of ivory sculptures for sale in South Africa, of illegal ivory confiscated in Kobe, Japan, of convention on international trade and endangered species in Kyoto, Japan. [Rhino and Elephant Foundation John ILSLEY - comments on marketing of ivory, poaching.] October 1989 scenes of herd of elephants and of tusks being burned in Kenya.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Unconfirmed report that South Africa and other nations have withdrawn their request to overturn the ivory ban reported.

Brokaw, Tom;
McLean, Charles

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