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Thalidomide #22934

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 19, 1973
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(Studio) British law commission recommends child has right to sue for damages sustained before its birth.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(London, Eng.) Carl Davies and other thalidomide victims waiting for financial compensation for over 10 years Parents fighting against Distillers Company, company that produced thalidomide. After massive hostile public opinion induces boycott of Distillers products, company offers $47 million to involved families. 35% Distillers exports sold in US, and Ralph Nader threat of United States boycott increased pressure. [Nita DAVIES - says Distillers responsible and must pay.] [Carl DAVIES - says wants to be a farmer.]
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Smith, Howard K.

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