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Tylenol Poisonings #280601

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 22, 1982
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(Studio) Authorities said suspecting James Lewis and wife, Leann, wanted for questioning in Tylenol poisonings, are still in NYC.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Discovery of more cyanide-laced Tylenol in local food store noted; continuing investigation into possible information yielded by bottle examined. [Illinois attorney general Tyrone FAHNER - notes opportunity given to investigators.] Incidents on alleged poisoning of inhalation nasal spray and other pro ducts discussed; Bensonville, Illinois, officials noted warning parents of disappearance of veterinary medical [School principal Tom LINDSAY - suggests alternatives to trick-or-treating for Halloween.] Tylenol television commercial shown; product said banned indefinitely from Chicago retail outlets.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

Reporter(s):
McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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