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Government Scientist #278299

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 15, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Firing of Labor Department scientist Dr. Peter Infante over his letter regarding believed link between formaldehyde and cancer examined; background to situation, beginning with Carter administration, recalled. [INFANTE - doesn't think there's any basis for disciplinary action.] [Infante's attorney David VLADECK - thinks client is on industry hit list due to Formaldehyde Institution] Letter to OSHA from Formaldehyde Institution attorney John Byington shown, quoted on screen; House panel examining case tomorrow beginning with testimony of official possibly responsible for firing Infante.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Reporter(s):
Benton, Nelson;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:00

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