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In Depth (US Population / 300 Million) #847038

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 16, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The prediction that the US population will reach 300 million tomorrow morning noted; footage shown of President Lyndon Johnson speaking in 1967 as the population counter turned over to 200 million.

(Coyote Springs, Nevada: Mike Taibbi) A look at how the country has changed since 1967 presented; population statistics cited; details given of the movement toward the Southwest, especially Nevada. [University of Pennsylvania demographer Sam PRESTON†- comments on population density.] [Nevada developer Harvey WHITTEMORE††- comments on his vision to build a new city in Nevada.] [Nevada Conservation League Scot RUTLEDGE†- says we want to maintain a healthy environment.] [New Nevada residents Mark & Gail HUNT††- comment.]

Williams, Brian;
Taibbi, Mike

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