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UNFAO / Overpopulation #18532

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 21, 1972
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(Studio) In Rome, Italy, United Nations Food and Agricultural Org. reports developing mtns. pops. growing too fast to keep up with food production.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Bombay, India) India has worst population problem of any country. Birth control not widely practiced. Bombay, thanks to recently started program of Harvard education, Dr. Datta Pai, has best solution in India. (Bombay family has 2.5 children compared to national average of 4.) Dr. Pai takes mobile clinics around city and performs vasectomies. [Dr. PAI - says must take program to people.] Patients paid $ 3 for operation.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Reasoner, Harry

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