NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 30, 1979
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(Studio) Washington, DC meeting of environmental scientists and disagreement with regard to amount of radiation exposure deemed safe reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Concern at meeting with regard to Pennsylvania situation cited. [MAN - comments.] Link of radiation exposure to genetic damage and cancer, and scientists' concern re: continued lack of radioactive gas at Three Mile Island noted. [National Academy of Sciences spokesperson Dr. Edward RADFORD - comments with regard to Thornburgh's partial evacuation order; radiation level at plant and surrounding areas.] Scientists respond by show of hands to reporters question with regard to having own families leave area.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace
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