NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 18, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced and statistics given.
(Grand Canyon: Brian Williams) Announcement by President Clinton that a million acres of federal land in Utah will be protected from exploitation by miners reported. [CLINTON - says the Canyons of Escalante will be saved for our children.] [Senator Orrin HATCH - complains about the missed opportunity for developers.]
(Los Angeles: David Bloom) Campaigning by presidential candidate Bob Dole on the drug issue featured; scenes shown from California. [DOLE - criticizes Clinton's stand on drugs; shows off his new slogan "Just Don't Do It."] [From an MTV interview, CLINTON - comments on his drug use.] Poll results given. [Film critic Roger EBERT - comments on the films Dole complained about as glamorizing drugs.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Reform party candidate Ross Perot's response to his exclusion from the presidential debates featured. [PEROT - says he was excluded to preserve Washington's corrupt political practices.]
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