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Salk Vaccine #269879

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 12, 1980
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(Studio) Randy Kerr receiving 1st shot of Salk polio vaccine recalled. Success of vaccine against polio noted. President Carter quoted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Los Angeles, California) Film of polio wards shown courtesy March of Dimes. [April 12, 1955, Dr. Thomas FRANCIS, Junior - announces discovery of Salk vaccine.] [Rancho Los Amigos hospital Dr. Armin FISCHER - says if people stop getting their vaccinations the plagues will return,] [Barbara MORRIONE - talks about miracle of vaccines and her own bout with polio before vaccines had been invented.] Dr. Jonas Salk and Salk Institute referred to. [SALK - expresses feelings about eradication of the disease.]
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Petersen, Barry;
Schieffer, Bob

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