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(Studio) Photographs of Mrs. Betty Ford in hosp. released. Doctors say Mrs. Ford recovering fine from surgery. Mrs. Ford recs. thousands of letters from well-wishers. Mrs. Ford's breast cancer surgery prompts unknown numbers of women to seek breast exams. and advice.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(NYC) Clinics jammed with women seeking exams. Inquiries with regard to breast cancer running high.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld (WCBS-TV)
(Oakland, California) [Clinic aid Helen CROTHERS - says calls have incrd. 3-4 times usual number. Fear and ignorance force women to get exams.; praises Mrs. Ford's forthrightness.] More and more women abandoning shame for ounce of prevention.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Threlkeld, Richard
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