CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 03, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) A special Eye on America series on the health threat posed by the fast food industry as the problem of obesity worsens introduced.
(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) George Washington University law professor John Banzhaf’s crusade against the fast food industry and his plan to sue for causing obesity featured; scenes shown from the 5 Spot restaurant in Seattle, where patrons must sign a waiver promising not to sue after eating a dessert called the Bulge. [BANZHAF – talks about fattening food at McDonald’s; explains his “addiction theory.”] [Harborview Medical Center Dr. Michael SCHWARTZ- denounces the addiction theory.] [Restaurant owner Jeremy HARDY- comments on the 5 Spot’s release form.]
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