NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 24, 1977
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(Studio) Bubble gum company beset by rumors children are believing and it's hurting bus.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(NYC) Rumors in NYC, Los Angeles and Chattanooga, Tennessee, say Bubble Yum gum, made by Life Savers, Incorporated, contains spider eggs, can cause lip cancer and such. [CHILDREN - cite rumors they've heard.] Govt. scientists say nothing wrong with gum and company is baffled. [Company president William Mack MORRIS - doesn't know how it came about, but isn't true.] Ads and letters refuting rumors noted.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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