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Daily Difference: Vital Signs (Lead Poisoning) #582968

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 04, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Baltimore: Bob Kur) Lead poisoning featured; scenes shown of affected children and lead abatement efforts in Baltimore, Maryland. [US Public Health Service Dr. James MASON - says lead poisoning is the number one environmental threat to children.] [Mother Jacquelin WHITLOCK - comments.] Lead-contaminated homes in Baltimore shown. [Acting health commissioner Elias DORSEY - comments.] High cost of lead abatement mentioned. [Baltimore Property Owners Association Stewart LEVITAS - says strict restrictions will affect supply of affordable housing.] [Tenant Roxie BURRIS - comments.] Treatment of lead poisoning mentioned.

Brokaw, Tom;
Kur, Bob

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