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Dioxin / Boy Scout Camp #294291

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 12, 1984
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Dallas, Texas) Controversy over possible dioxin contamination of Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, Boy Scout national jamboree camp, examined; films shown. Dilemma faced by Charles Bublik family due to son's exposure to contaminated soil during 1981 jamboree and son Paul's desire to attend next year noted. [BUBLIK - is trying not to panic.] Chief Scout executive said seeking Pentagon meeting Wednesday to discuss 2-yr. delay in Army's reporting of contamination findings noted. [Boy Scouts of America spokesperson J.L. TARR - will conduct own tests in Virginia.] Army's defense of silence outlined.
REPORTER: David Dick

Dick, David;
Rather, Dan

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