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Cholesterol #271243

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 02, 1980
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(Studio) National Academy of Sciences' food and nutrition board's report on cholesterol outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Controversy over cholesterol consumption examined; possible conflict of interest among authors of report discussed. Report noted funded by food and dairy groups; authors said recing. all or part of their income from food companies television commercial of American Egg Bd. shown and fact that panel dormitory Alfred Harper is a paid consultant to board cited as example [HARPER - comments on objectivity of report] Defense of report by Academy president outlined. [Assistant agriculture secretary Carol FOREMAN - comments.] Details given.
REPORTER: Richard Roth (WISC-TV newstape)

(Studio) Dr. Robert E. Olson's response to criticism of report quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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