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Nobel Prizes For Med. / Yalow / Guillemin / Schally #248936

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 13, 1977
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(Studio) Recent reports with regard to urban decay in South Bronx and President's visit there noted. (Film shown.) Area is home of winner of Nobel Prize for Med.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) For past 30 years, Dr. Rosalyn Yalow has come to work at Bronx Veterans Administration Hospital, but today is special. She has received call from Stockholm that she has become 2nd woman in history to get Nobel Prize for Med. [YALOW - is beginning to relax and enjoy it; for 1st hour, had no reaction because she was stunned.] 20 years ago, she and deceased colleague, Dr. Solomon Berson, discovered process called radioimmunoassay. [YALOW - says process enables researchers to see things they otherwise wouldn't have been able to see.] Details of uses of technique noted. Background on Yalow cited; Yalow says that despite decay in South Bronx, she believes it could produce another Nobel Prize winner. [YALOW - notes award such as this comes only to few, but each race or group has within it potential for very few who can achieve.]
REPORTER: Sam Ford

(Studio) Yalow shares prize with Doctors Roger Guillemin, of Salk Institute in San Diego, and Andrew Schally, of Veterans Administration Hospital in New Orleans. Prize is awarded for their work in hormones.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Ford, Sam
Duration:
00:02:20

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