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Medicine: Agent Orange #331945

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 29, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Susan Spencer) Government study results reported indicating that Vietnam veterans are at increased risk for developing a rare form of cancer called non-Hodgkin's lymphoma but that Agent Orange does not cause it; details given of impact of this study upon benefits paid to veterans. [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Dr. William ROPER - comments on study's conclusions.] [Veterans Affairs secretary Edward DERWINSKI - comments on policy changes resulting from this study.] [Admiral Elmo ZUMWALT - (retired) says his son died of this cancer.] [Vietnam Veterans of America's Mary STOUT, American Legion's James SOMMER - comment on Vietnam veterans' benefits.]

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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