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Genetic Testing / Agriculture #321349

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 23, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Deborah Potter) Scientists reported developing gene which, after injection into corn plant, protects it from insects. [Crop Genetics International spokesperson Peter CARLSON - comments on gene.] Benefits of program listed. Govt. noted relaxing testing regulations. [Ofc. of Tech. Assessment spokesperson Val GIDDINGS - comments on situation.] Critics quoted with regard to negative aspects of genetic tampering. [Environment Policy Institution spokesperson Jack DOYLE - comments on possible dangers to environmental] [CARLSON -defends work.] Envtlists. quoted.

Reporter(s):
Potter, Deborah;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

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