NBC Evening News for Monday, May 19, 1969
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(Studio) Wisconsin legislature holds hearings to consider banning DDT.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Madison, WI) Scientists testify DDT dangerous to birds, fish, game, and maybe humans. [Dr. Charles WURSTER - cites alts. to DDT. Birds contaminated by food chains. DDT doing widespread damage.] [WHO spokesperson Wayland HAYES - says DDT controls malaria, typhus, and plague. Malaria could be revived if DDT stopped.] Wisconsin could be 1st to ban DDT.
REPORTER: Bill Matney
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