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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 14, 1981
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(Studio) California's aerial spraying to eradicate Mediterranean fruit fly reported beginning; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Altos, California) [MAN - notes his annual spraying of malathion is stronger than that being used by state.] [Darleen SPRINGER - explains her evacuation.] Details of last night's spraying, include protests, given; Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger noted rejecting officials' request that Moffett Air Force Base be used as staging area for helicopters. [Governor Jerry BROWN - criticizes fed government] Confiscation of produce at borders and air terminals mentioned. [TRAVELER - wants to be reimbursed.]
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Reporter(s):
Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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