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Special Report (Cancer) #484091

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 30, 1975
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(Studio) Report on cancer causes.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Minneapolis, Minnesota) Doctors operate on man with lung cancer. [DR. - says he can't be cured.] World Health Org. concludes 85% of cancers caused by things in environment.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(No locations given) Sun, automobile exhaust, chemicals, pollution, food additives and water may cause cancer.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(DC) Congress bill requires that all chemicals be tested before they're put on market [Senator John TUNNEY - says Congress and public unwilling to move to cope with situation. Federal government should get rid of pollutants before they enter system.] Cigarette sales at all-time high. 90,000 get lung cancer per year; 80% caused by smoking. 19 of 20 will die.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(NYC) Lung cancer usually found in advancing stage.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(Chicago, Illinois) Cigarette sales shown.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(Studio) Department of Health, Education and Welfare says cigarette smoking dangerous to all and asks Congress for power to ban cigarettes with high levels tar and nicotine.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Jamieson, Bob

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