NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 30, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Alpine, Arizona: Jim Avila) The program to reintroduce wolves into the West reviewed; scenes shown of wolves in the wild; figures on livestock lost to wolves cited; details given about the different reactions to the wolves in the northern Rockies and the Southwest. [US Fish & Wildlife Service Ed BANGS- comments on the perception of wolves.] [Montana ranchers Hannibal ANDERSON, Bruce MALCOMB- comment on the wolves.] [Arizona rancher Sam LUCE- talks about shooting wolves.] [US Fish & Wildlife Service John OAKLEAF- comments on building trust in the Southwest.] [Defenders of Wildlife Craig MILLER- says there are individuals making an effort to sabotage the program.]