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New Jersey Cancer Cases #53673

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 03, 1978
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(Studio) Concerns of Rutherford, New Jersey, residents with regard to recent number of cancer cases in town, which is suburb of NYC, reported.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(NYC) Details given with regard to cancer cases in Rutherford, New Jersey, include leukemia victims, schoolchildren Wesley Van Winkle and Jimmy Cleffi; visit to one of boys from New York Yankees Jim "Catfish" Hunter noted. No. of cases in Pierpont School and in town cited. [Evelyn GANNON - lives close to school, has children who'll attend school and can walk in any direction from school and be at home of young leukemia victim in mins.] State health officials probe noted.
REPORTER: Bill Stewart (WABC newsfilm)

Stewart, Bill;
Walters, Barbara

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