CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 05, 1971
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(Studio) Dr. disagrees with theory artificial grass reduces football injuries.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Seattle, WA) Washington University football team notes increase in knee, ankle injuries after astroturf installed. [Team physician Dr. James GARRICK - believes injuries due to increase in traction on synthetic surface.] [Monsanto Corp. spokesperson Dan BISHOP - says it's difficult to isolate cause of injuries due to many factors involved; thinks most teams, coaches want more traction.] [WA University football PLAYERS - express preferences for astroturf or grass.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld; Murray Fromson
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