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China / Defective Drywall #939085

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 26, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(New York: Armen Keteyian) The problems for US homeowners with defective drywall from China featured; map shown of states with affected homes; figures on imported drywall cited; statement from National Gypsum quoted. [Homeowners George and Brenda BRINCKU††- outline the problems with their house.] [Consumer Product Safety Commission Joe MARTYAK†- says our mission is to identify the facts and the risks.] [Victims’ attorney Robert GARY†- wonders how contaminated, toxic drywall made its way to the US.] [Brinckus’ attorney Ervin GONZALEZ††- says the proof is in the wallboard.] [Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin Co., Ltd. spokesman Ken HALDIN†- says any home can have a mixture of board or have someone else’s board.]

Couric, Katie;
Keteyian, Armen

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