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Tylenol Poisonings / Illinois Politics #280752

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 29, 1982
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Impact on Illinois pols. of recent Tylenol murders examined. Commercial for candidate Bernard Carey praising his call for tamper-resistant Tylenol bottles shown. [Police spokesperson Richard BRZECZEK - claims Mayor Jane Byrne's recall of Tylenol saved lives due to discovery of poisoned capsules among those recalled.] Pol. boost given to attorney general Tyrone Fahner due to poisonings discussed. [FAHNER - notes poll findings for upcoming election; denies exploiting poisonings for political gain.] [Representative Claude PEPPER - praises Fahner's opponent-Neil Hartigan.] Implications for Fahner's reelec. should he announce arrest of Tylenol killer before election noted.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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