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Eye On The Earth #650344

CBS Special for Wednesday, Jun 10, 1992

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An examination of global environmental issues with Dan Rather (CBS), including:

  • Live questions by viewers via telephone for James Tripp of the Environmental Defense Fund, environmental advisor Robert Grady of the Office of Management and Budget, and Dr. Scott Jenkins of the Surfrider Foundation.
  • A live report by Doug Tunnell (CBS) from the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • A taped segment (entitled "Jobs vs Environment") with KIRO-TV reporter Brian Wood, farmer Ralph Thomsen, John McKern of the Army Corps of Engineers, commercial fisherman Doug Fricke, aluminum plant owner Bret Wilcox.
  • A taped segment (entitled "A Day in the Life") with Rather and Tom Fenton (CBS) comparing the environmental impact of the living habits of an American family with that of a Dutch family.
  • A taped segment with Ron Allen (CBS), Mark Gold of Heal the Bay, and Jenkins.
  • A taped segment (entitled "Clean Water") with WCIX-TV reporter Dave Game, Joe Podgor of Friends of the Everglades, Hallandale (Florida) City Manager R.J. Intindola, and Wilderness Society Regional Director James Webb.
  • A live report re: office building environmental hazards with Robert Krulwich (CBS).
  • A taped segment (entitled "Recycling") with WITI-TV reporter Boyd Huppert, Milwaukee (WI) resident Jean White, Recycling Manager Steve Hiniker, commercial recycler Marty Forman, and former WI State Sen. Joe Strohl.
  • A taped segment (entitled "Global Warming") with Rather, Sam Taylor of the American Museum of Natural History, biologist Tom Lovejoy, and unidentified others.
  • A taped segment (entitled "China Burning") with Bill Whitaker (CBS), Tiefa Coal Mine Bureau Director Yu Jia Seng, James MacKenzie of the World Resources Institute, Tian Guang Sheng of the Academy of Environmental Sciences, and Nicholas Lendsen of the World Watch Institute.

  • Reporter(s):
    Rather, Dan (CBS);
    Tunnell, Doug (CBS);
    Fenton, Tom (CBS);
    Allen, Ron (CBS);
    Krulwich, Robert (CBS);
    Whitaker, Bill (CBS)
    Duration:
    01:42:00

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