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NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 19, 1984
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(Studio) Animal Liberation Front reported claiming its recent poison candy scare was hoax.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(London, England) Animal Liberation Front's militancy against use of animals in research noted illustrated by videotape organization provided; ALF's recent claim that Mars candy bars had been poisoned said effort to call attention to manufacturer's funding of animal research. [CONSUMER - recalls fear after finding note in candy that had been eaten by family.] [ALF spokesperson Ronnie LEE - rationalizes hoax.] Mars candy company noted halting experiments on monkeys several mos. ago.
REPORTER: Rick Davis

Brokaw, Tom;
Davis, Rick

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