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American Agenda (Environment: Red Tides) #139537

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 13, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(On the Chesapeake Bay: Barry Serafin) Overabundance of toxic algae, called "red tides," that are polluting the seas featured; sea scenes shown. [University of Rhode Island oceanographer Ted SZAMADIS - says there are ominous implications.] [Marine biologist Donald ANDERSON - cites the impact of red tides on the food chain.] Extent of cases of shellfish food poisoning cited as an example. [Neurologist Dr. Jeanne TEITLEBAUM - explains that toxins damaged victims' memory.] [University of British Columbia professor Max TAYLOR - cites problems of scientific research.]

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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