CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 19, 1983
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(Studio) Report on mushroom poisoning of Laotians on picnic near San Francisco.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(San Francisco, California) Details given with regard to mushroom poisoning of Laotian refugees, by eating mushroom called "death cup," or Amanita phalloides. [Poison Control Center spokesperson Dr. Kent OLSON - comments.] [Poison victim SOMDI Pornang - comments.] [Mushroom expert Dr. William FREEDMAN - comments on danger of Amanita phalloides.] Victims' possible death later from liver disease noted.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen
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