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Texas / Brucellosis Controversy #290601

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 28, 1983
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(Studio) Nature of brucellosis disease among cattle and counterpart among humans explained.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Dallas, Texas) Severity of brucellosis among stricken cattle outlined; impact on state's cattle industry noted. Texas legislature's failure to pass bill for state program to combat disease examined. [Former governor Dolph BRISCOE - claims quarantine against Texas cattle is political] Federal government noted imposing quarantine on Texas cattle due to lack of brucellosis program. [Cattle Raisers Association spokesperson Don KING - notes basis for quarantine.] Econ. impact of quarantine on state outlined. [Rancher David FLUITT - calls for closing borders to out of state cattle.] Probable impact of federal quarantine on next year's president election noted.
REPORTER: David Dick

Dick, David;
Schieffer, Bob

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