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Chicago / Tylenol Poisoning #286164

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 30, 1982
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(Studio) Deaths in Chicago, Illinois, arising from cyanide-laced Tylenol reported
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Investigation into situation described. [Police DISPATCHER - announces warning broadcast to public.] Deaths of 3 in area from cyanide- contaminated Tylenol noted. [Dr. Thomas KIM - cites suddenness of death from cyanide.] [Dr. Edmund DONOGHUB - warns against taking Extra-Strength Tylenol.] Lot number of contaminated Tylenol and other info. listed on screen; Tylenol manufacturer McNeil Consumers Prods. Company's assessment of amount manufactured in that specific lot noted. [Dr. Michael SCHAFFER - describes differences between normal and cyanide-laced Tylenol capsule. Probability of 4th victim and questions remaining unanswered outlined.
REPORTER: Ned Potter

(Studio) Lot number of contaminated capsules given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Potter, Ned;
Rather, Dan

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