ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 27, 1979
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(Studio) Incr. awareness among public of dangers of low-level radiation noted. Situation in Denver, Colorado, which was center of radium industry prior to knowledge of radiation dangers, described. Case of contamination of 2 floors of downtown Denver building reported Government report on medical effects of exposure to low-level radiation said released; one major source stated to be x-rays.
REPORTER: Max Robinson (KBTV newstape)
(No location given) Govt. studies with regard to links between cancer and various ways people are exposed to low levels of radiation detailed. [Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Joseph CALIFANO - comments.] Release of another study showing high rate of leukemia among those present at atomic test blasts in Utah and Nevada in 1950's mentioned.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory
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