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Stinging Insects Vaccine / Bees / Agriculture Department and Movie #54920

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 27, 1978
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(Studio) "New England Journal of Med." report on development of vaccine against bee, wasp and hornet venom detailed. Other news with regard to bees reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Beltsville, MD) Scenes from movie "The Swarm", from Warner Bros., shown. Details given about Agriculture Department efforts to combat potential public reaction to movie: fear of African killer bees. Agriculture Department film shown. Research at Maryland center noted. [Bee scientist Dr. Hachiro SHIMANUKI - discusses portrayal of bees in movie and own view that bees only become aggressive when threatened.] African bees compared to honey bee.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

Reporter(s):
Gregory, Bettina;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:01:50

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