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Pet Ferrets #322088

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 06, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Richard Roth) Ferrets noted becoming popular house pets; details given, scenes shown. [WOMAN - praises ferrets.] [California health services Dr. Ken. KIZER - comments on dangers associate with ferrets.] No. of ferrets owned as pets in United States given. [Humane Society spokesperson David HERBERT - says ferret ownership should be illegal.] [Montgomery Ferret Club spokesperson Chris GALLO - defends ferrets.] "Journal of American Med. Association" article quoted re: dangers of owning ferrets. Ferret lovers reported staging offensive to protect owning ferrets; details given, scenes shown. [WOMAN - comments on playfulness of ferrets.] Scenes shown from "The Beastmaster "and "Bright Lights, Big City". Ferrets' popularity noted fading.

Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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