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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania / Deer Hunt / Deer Overpopulation #625899

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 25, 1998
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Gettysburg, Pennsylvania: Jim Avila) Hunting of white-tailed deer at the Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, battlefield site reported; explosion of deer population across United States mentioned; attempts to use contraceptives for deer noted. [Teacher Bev STANTON - says it is almost like the spirit of the soldiers is there; criticizes shooting the deer.] [Vietnam veteran John MURPHY, FARMER - offer differing opinions on the deer shootings.] [Humane Society of US Allen RUTBERG - defends a birth control program for deer.]

Avila, Jim;
Williams, Brian

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