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(Studio) Near Kellogg, ID, 170 cases lead poisoning reported among children near lead and zinc smelter. Lead level could cause disability and death.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Smelterville, ID) Mining operations shown. [Health director James BAX - tells of 98% children having abnormal amount lead in blood.] [Harold SLATER - calls it shock that 2 of his children have high lead count.] Parents urged to send children for treatment. [Med. association president Dr. Robert CORDWELL - says no panic here.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs
- Briggs, Fred;
- Chancellor, John
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