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Gypsy Moth #78328

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 26, 1982
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(Studio) "New England Journal of Med." reported claiming gypsy moths pose health problem for humans as well as fauna.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Cape Cod, Massachusetts) Extent of foliage destroyed last year by gypsy moth noted; estimated losses mentioned. [USDA scientist Dr. Chas. SCHWALBE - predicts this year's problem.] Gradual expansion of line of infestation discussed; map shown. Moth recalled brought from Europe in 1868; details given. Spraying program described. [Beekeeper Harvey RIMBACH - comments on losses.] Problems posed in eradication considered.
REPORTER: Stone Phillips

Phillips, Stone;
Robinson, Max

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