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Michigan / DES / Lawsuit #47899

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 28, 1977
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(Studio) Group of Michigan women goes to court to sue companies which distributed DES that women took while pregnant and now daughters develop health problems.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Detroit, Michigan) Cancer developments in daughters noted. 184 young women in Michigan have problem. Lynn Levine has already had 1 operation for cancer. [LEVINE - says drug companies should pay damages; notes women have died from it.] Court proceedings before Judge Thomas Rummel noted; plaintiffs' attorney argues all companies, Lilly, Upjohn, Squibb and others, should be held responsible. Women say they're glad to get publicity so as to warn others. -LEVINE - says Thany women do not know they have possibility of cancer.]
REPORTER: Julie Eckhert

Eckhert, Julie;
Reasoner, Harry

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