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Obesity #303715

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 21, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Obesity in United States and biological factors inhibiting weight loss by some examined; films shown. [Liz GALLION - describes others' reactions to her.] [Dr. Jules HIRSCH - discusses unknown physiological factors.] [Dr. Rudolph LEIBEL - describes medical aspect.] Rene Collonski's experience described. [COLLONSKI - outlines her daily regimen.] [LEIBEL - comments.] [Harriet FRIEDLANDER - cites her loss of energy with reduced weight.] [GALLION - feels world needs to accept fat people.]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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