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Biotechnology (Part I) #296213

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(N. California) Current and potential role of biotechnology in improving human life examined; Gerald Flagg's case cited as example [Marsha FLAGG - describes improvement in son's mental attitude.] Synthetic growth hormone program for children such as Gerald Flagg and Tracy Moreno explained. [Dr. Selna KAPLAN - notes Tracy's current growth rate.] Role of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) detailed, illustrated on screen. [Biotech entrepreneur Robert FILDES - anticipates health improvement.] [Ohio Univ. spokesperson Thomas WAGNER - notes obligation to enhance food product efficiency in light of world's increase population.] Wagner's experiment explained. [Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute spokesperson Liebe CAVALIERI - cites his concern over biotech.] [Dr. Raymond HINTZ - notes parents seeking growth hormones for athletic child.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

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