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NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 28, 1981
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(Studio) Long-term aerial spraying in California to eradicate Mediterranean fruit fly infestation announced; details given.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(San Francisco, California) Apparent effectiveness of malathion spraying program mentioned. [Project director Jerry SCRIBNER - claims success in areas sprayed.] Background to infestation crisis recalled; political aspects of situation cited. [Governor Jerry BROWN - comments.] Efforts to combat Medfly recalled. [BROWN - criticizes critics.] Time involved in getting control of problem mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Sternoff

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Sternoff, Bill
Duration:
00:02:20

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