CBS Evening News for Monday, May 18, 1981
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(Studio) Baby formula controversy in Third World reported Issue said involving clash between advocates of breast feeding and those for bottle feeding. UN's WHO action to prohibit ads of baby formula prods. in Third World ntns. noted. United States said planning to vote against prohibitive guidelines.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) [Agency for International Dvt. Stephen JOSEPH, MAD. - finds United States position unconscionable.] [Agency for International Dvt. Eugene BIBB - chgs. United States acts out of narrow, domestic ints.] [State Department spokesperson Dean FISCHER - says administration feels United Nations wrong in action to regulate economy activity.] Santo Domingo slum cited as example of areas regulation designed to affect. Argument against use of formula in these areas given. Admin. predicted to continue opposing UN action, with resultant resignation of Bibb and Joseph.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
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