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American Landscape (Lighthouses) #850108

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 20, 2007
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(Studio: John Berman) Report introduced.

(Heceta Head, Oregon: Bill Redeker) Efforts to save some of the nation's aging lighthouses featured; scenes shown from the Heceta Head†† lighthouse compound on the Oregon coast & of some decaying lighthouses; details given about government legislation to save them by giving them away. [Bed & breakfast owners Stephen & Michelle BURSEY‡- say it is important to keep them up & make it shine.] [Oregon State Parks Trust Dave ESHBAUGH†- says it is important to save them.] [Yaquina Head lighthouse keeper George COLLINS†- says ships still depend on the lighthouses.] [US Coast Guard Dale DEMPSEY†- cites the cost of maintaining the lighthouse.]

Reporter(s):
Berman, John;
Redeker, Bill
Duration:
00:03:20

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