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American Agenda (Medicine: Power Lines Electromagnetic Fields) (Part I) #147462

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 06, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(San Diego: Ned Potter) The possibility of a link between illnesses and the electromagnetic fields of power lines examined; lawsuit brought by a San Diego family detailed. [Mother Michele ZUIDEMA, San Diego Gas and Electric Greg BARNES - comment on the case.] Findings of a Swedish medical study on a link between power lines and childhood leukemia outlined. [Karolinska Institution Dr. Anders AHLBOM - says there is an association between magnetic fields and cancer.] [Public health professor Dr. David CARPENTER, Lawrence Berkeley Labs J.D. JACKSON, Loma Linda RESEARCHER - offer differing opinions on the dangers from EMFs.] [In Scranton, Pennsylvania, Nancy GRASSI, mother Mary Ann DUFFY - point out houses where people got cancer.] [Scranton Mayor Jim CONNORS - wants government reassurance.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's segment previewed.

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned

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