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Liquor Industry / Liability #321711

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 14, 1988
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.

(Port Arthur, Texas: Bob Faw) Liquor industry leaders noted fearing impact of cigarette liability trials. Ronnie McGuire reported suing liquor company due to permanent brain damage. [McGUIRE - says alcohol killed his brain cells.] Dave Freeman noted suing liquor company for his liver damage. Babies and children of mothers who drank during pregnancy shown. [Pediatrician Dr. Ken JONES - comments on alcohol's damage to unborn babies.] Kentucky tragedy involving drunk driver recalled. No. of deaths resulting from alcohol given. [Massachusetts legislature Suzanne BUMP - comments on alcohol.] No. of pending lawsuits involving liquor companies given. [Attorney Walter UMPHREY - comments on hazards of alcohol consumption.] [BUMP - urges warning labels on alcohol prods.] [Senator Strom THURMOND - comments on situation.] [Beer Institution president James SANDERS - comments on warning label proposal.] [FREEMAN - comments on situation.] [McGUIRE - comments on label.]

Faw, Bob;
Kuralt, Charles

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