NBC Evening News for
Tuesday, Oct 18, 1983


Headline: Botulism / Illinois

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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Peoria, Illinois) Search here for source of botulism examined; number stricken so far noted. Jim Walser's case cited as example [WALSER - feels lucky.] All victims said eating at Skewer Inn, but different foods; details given. Center for Disease Control said investigating pickles as possible source. [Dr. Rick O'CONNOR - notes classic symptoms of botulism among victims.] Current status of victims' conditions outlined.
REPORTER: Cassandra Clayton

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Program Time:05:38:50 pm - 05:40:30 pm. Duration: 01:40
Reporters:Brokaw, Tom; Clayton, Cassandra
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Record Number:526975