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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 26, 1981
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(Studio) Discovery of Mediterranean fruit fly's spread in California reported; details given.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Baldwin Park, California) Discovery of fruit flies in Dorothy Davies yard reported; details given, films shown. [DAVIES - hopes infestation is halted.] [Governor Jerry BROWN - thinks hysteria is primary problem.] [Project director Jerry SCRIBNER - doesn't think state is defeated yet.] Fear of quarantine on fruit from Los Angeles Cnty. noted. [Sunkist spokesperson John VAN HORN - anticipates higher fruit prices; radio announcement re: aerial spraying of malathion heard.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Drinkwater, Terry;
Stahl, Lesley

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