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CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 23, 1978
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(Studio) House of Representatives subcommittee hearings on compensation for workers affected by exposure to asbestos reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) Subcommittee chairperson George Miller statements re: asbestos-related diseases quoted. [MILLER - says evidence indicates cover-up by industry] [Asbestos workers attorney George KILBOURNE - says industry knew sixty years ago of asbestos health hazards.] Possibility of Congress limiting financial responsibility of industry for asbestos-related diseases noted.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill
Duration:
00:01:50

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