CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 12, 1984
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REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Friona, Texas) Conflict among farmers over fruit farmers us of 2, 4D butyl ester herbicide due to chemical's drifting into cotton fields and destroying those crops examined; background to situation reviewed. 2, 4D noted component of Agent Orange; expected economy impact on cotton farmers noted. [Estes BASS - fears going out of business] [Dennis ANTHONY - feels 2, 4D users should suffer as well as their victims.] Possibility of class action suit noted. [Benton MUSSELWHITE - advises cotton farmers on their legal status.]
REPORTER: Martha Teichner
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