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Waukesha, Wisconsin / Drinking Water #319377

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 17, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Waukesha, WI: Gary Reaves) Radioactivity in water in town of Waukesha, which has been famous for its mineral springs, featured; photos shown. [Cnty. historian Jean Penn LOERKE - talks about famous people who have come here.] [Resident Mary BURNS - discusses carcinogenic nature of radium in water.] [WI department of natural resources Greg PILARSKI - comments on radium in the town's drinking water.] Skepticism of town's old-timers about problem noted. [RESIDENTS - disdain concern.] [Argonne National Lab. scientist Richard TOOHEY - says don't worry.] [RESIDENT - comments on costs.]

Reaves, Gary;
Schieffer, Bob

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