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Ecology Phosphate Debate #213335

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 15, 1971
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(Studio) Surgeon General told hsewives. to continue using phosphate detergents rather than caustic non-phosphate detergents.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Senator William B. SPONG, Junior - wants to know government position on phosphates.] [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Director Product Safety Bureau Malcolm West JENSEN - advises hsewives. to be careful with judgment and keep caustic products out of children's reach; notes he is against phosphates.] Surgeon General says children can't read warning labels; hsewives. should use soap and phosphates.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Chung, Connie;
Cronkite, Walter

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