CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 19, 2004
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Bob Orr) Questions about the FDA’s ability to protect the public in the wake of the Vioxx scandal examined; details given of claims of a link between the FDA & drug companies; campaign contributions from drug companies cited. [Before Congress, FDA medical reviewer Dr. David GRAHAM- accuses the FDA of being broken.] [FDA Office of New Drugs Dr. Sandra KWEDER- defends the FDA.] [Public Citizen Larry SASICH- comments on the FDA’s failure to investigate after a drug is pulled.] [Center for Responsive Politics Larry NOBLE- comments on the pharmaceutical industry’s ability to “play Washington.”]
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