CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 15, 1984
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(Studio) California's controversial use of pesticide malathion to combat Mediterranean fruit fly several years ago recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Los Angeles, California) California's current use of malathion to halt epidemic of Mexican fruit fly and public's concern examined. [Josie GARNICA - describes efforts to clean area of pesticide.] [MAN - claims human lives are at stake.] [Cnty. agriculture department spokesperson Robert ATKINS - attributes fear to ignorance.] Current status of spraying program outlined.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen
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