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Procter and Gamble #284673

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 01, 1982
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(Studio) Procter and Gamble reported filing libel suits against several Georgia and Florida defs. due to alleged boycott of P&G products, linking them to satanism.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Cincinnati, Ohio) Rumor concerning P&G product, Zest soap, examined. [Tracy PARROTT - thinks rumor must have basis to it.] Role played by P&G trademark in controversy explained. [Store MGR. - notes drop-off in P&G prods.] [Reverend Jerry FALWELL - considers rumor ridiculous.] [WOMAN - doesn't want product in her house ] [S. Baptist Convention spokesperson Reverend Jimmy DRAPER - claims to be in business of selling truth.] No. of calls deluging P&G ofcs. noted. [P&G spokesperson William DOBSON - notes initial reaction.]
REPORTER: Ned Potter

Potter, Ned;
Rather, Dan

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