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Niosh Agency #278300

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

(DC) Reagan administration reported closing Washington, DC office of National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to open one in Atlanta, Georgia, after naming Atlanta resident Dr. J. Don. Millar as new director; details given. [Contract specialist Joseph GRANT, secretary Bill BLUME, secretary Mary CHACONAS - criticize moving entire agency to meet needs of 1 person.] [MILLAR - supports move.] NIOSH's function and industry's opposition to it explained. [Former NIOSH director Dr. Anthony ROBBINS - claims move out of Washington, DC will weaken NIOSH; mentions OSHA and Mine Safety Health Admin.] [MILLAR - responds.] Estimated cost of move discussed. [Union representative Darlene CHRISTIAN - cites estimated cost.] Creation of NIOSH recalled.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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