CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 07, 1973
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(Studio) Consumers' Union reports microwave ovens unsafe because they leak radiation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Mt. Vernon, New York) [Consumers Union spokesperson Warren BRAREN - says product which emits radiation can't be said to be safe.] [Association Home Appliance Mfrs. spokesperson Guenther BAUMGART - says potential for injury from microwave ovens very low. Cites evidence.] [Bureau of Radiological Health spokesperson Robert BRITAIN - says production microwave ovens with no leakage not practical.]
REPORTER: Richard Roth
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