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Radiation Study Results #256443

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 17, 1978
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(Studio) Report on data shown to scientific convention in DC, with regard to radiation dangers; information gathered from monitoring of employees in government nuclear facility in WA.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details of study of workers at Hanford, WA, nuclear plant and incidence of cancer deaths among them given. [Radiation researcher Dr. Alice STEWART - estimates radiation recd.] Researchers' conclusions cited. [STEWART - doesn't think it will shut down industry, but shows there is risk below so-called safe levels.] Researchers' call for nuclear workers to be made aware of dangers, as coal miners know of dangers of black lung.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Roth, Richard
Duration:
00:01:50

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