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Department of Health, Education And Welfare Blacklist / Luria / Prugh / Egeberg #442935

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 20, 1969
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(Studio) Nobel Prize winner Dr. Salvador Luria, on Department of Health, Education and Welfare blacklist. Luria says he disapproved of political tests to see who'd get government jobs. Dr. Dane Prugh of University Colorado tried to end blacklist.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Denver, Colorado) [PRUGH - says process is unwarranted practice carried over from McCarthy era. A lot blacklisted due to social activity, which could have political implications. This has nothing to do with scientific competence.]

(DC) Department of Health, Education and Welfare claims no blacklist, but security checks given. Department of Health, Education and Welfare Assistant Secretary Roger Egeberg says he'll fight blacklist with Luria's name on it.
REPORTER: Paul Friedman

(Studio) Doctors Max Delbruck and Alfred Hershey against list Delbruck hopes he's on it.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Friedman, Paul;
Huntley, Chet

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