CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 06, 1982
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Johnson and Johnson, parent company of Tylenol mfrs., noted gaining in today's Wall Street rally; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(NYC) Long-range anticipated impact of Tylenol poisoning on Johnson and Johnson examined; drop in sales at Walgreens of over-the-counter drugs outlined on screen. [Walgreen Company spokesperson Thomas MAMMOSER - notes consumers' need for alternative to Tylenol.] Tylenol's sales record described. [Wall Street analyst Michael SCHER - notes potential damage to Johnson and Johnson.] Securities and Exchange Commission said investigating possibility that poisoning was part of stock manipulation scheme; Tylenol mfrs.'s reaction mentioned.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.