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Grape Boycott / Pesticides / Chavez #205742

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 29, 1969
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(Studio) Leader California grace boycott, Cesar Chavez says reckless use of pesticides endangers workers.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [CHAVEZ - feels correction must come soon.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - says Am taxpayers paying more to send grapes to Vietnam due to grape strike.] [CHAVEZ - talks of price increase and Saigon black market We don't know how California grapes get there.] Grape growers charge Chavez with false pesticide scare to sustain sagging grape boycott.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

(Studio) Workers also claim contaminated grapes reach consumer through supermarket FDA (Food and Drug Administration) says tests show no harmful amount of pesticides.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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