Will Bush Go to Rio?

The environment is low on his priority list, but he can't afford the fallout of being a no-show at the Earth Summit

As moviegoers munch their popcorn before the main feature starts these days, many of them see an earnest commercial in which actor James Earl Jones urges President Bush to make a vital trip to Brazil this June. People who want to deliver the same message directly to the White House can call an 800 number and for $6.95 send a personalized "Earth Telegram" to Washington.

These gimmicks are part of a determined campaign by environmental groups to pressure the President into being part of the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, which is expected to be the largest gathering of world...

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