ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 04, 1970
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(Studio) Man-made defoliant new to environmental; used in Vietnam. Richard McCarthy charges that administration promise of no 1st use of chemical weapons isn't being fulfilled. 2,4,5-T suspected of causing damage in Arizona.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Arizona) Since 1965 defoliants used in canyons to kill foliage but have done much more. [Robert McKUSICK - chemical spraying doing more than killing foliage.] Animals are being born deformed. [McKUSICK - chemical harming children and wife.] [Dillee SHOECRAFT - health affected due to spray.] US Forest Service temporarily suspended spraying.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker
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