Search the Archive

America On Guard / Anthrax Investigation #651874

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 01, 2001
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Dan Rather) The detection of anthrax spores at postal facilities in Kansas City, Missouri, and Indianapolis, IN, and the possible contamination at four FDA (Food and Drug Administration) mail rooms in Maryland reported; map shown.

(New York: Elizabeth Kaledin) The investigation into the source of the anthrax letters and the way New Yorker Kathy Nguyen contracted anthrax reported. [Neighbor Anna RODRIGUEZ - says Nguyen visited people and traveled a lot.] [National Insts. of Health Dr. Anthony FAUCI - asks about Nguyen's daily routine.] [New York City health commissioner Dr. Neal COHEN - explains why Nguyen's case is a mystery.] [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Dr. Stephen OSTROFF - says the anthrax strains in every case have matched.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The efforts to stop unauthorized sales of Cipro to Americans and a warning not to prescribe doxycycline to pregnant women exposed to anthrax noted.

Kaledin, Elizabeth;
Rather, Dan

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.