ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 20, 1982
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(Studio) Search for Tylenol poisoning suspect James Lewis said focusing in NYC; details given, films shown. His and wife Leann's apparent residence at city hotel mentioned. [FBI spokesperson Ken. WALTON - cites lack of direct evidence linking couple to murders.] Probability that man shown in Walgreen's drugstore photograph is not Lewis mentioned. Current status of Tylenol prods. in Chicago noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Port Washington, Pennsylvania) Impact of Tylenol poisonings on Johnson and Johnson examined. [Ad executive Jerry DELLA FEMINA - notes company's innocence yet vulnerability.] History of Tylenol, manufactured by McNeil labs., examined. [McNeil Consumer Prods. chairperson David COLLINS - recalls reaction to murders.] Fin. impact of tragedy on companies involved described [COLLINS - notes psychological impact on employees.] DELLA FEMINA, University of Chicago spokesperson Robert BLATTBERG - express differing opinions on Tylenol's future.] [COLLINS - is committed to return to market] Findings of ABC News poll on public's future use of Tylenol outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz
(Studio) Federal government's warning against trick-or-treating this year noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds