NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 27, 2010
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(New York: Mike Taibbi) The epidemic of bedbugs featured; scenes shown of New York exterminator Al Bernard using steam heat and a chemical pesticide, infested sites, including a Victoria’s Secret store, a dog trained to sniff out the insects; statistics cited; details given about the difficulty in getting rid of them. [BERNARD – says he exterminated former President Bill Clinton’s office.] [BedBug Central entomologist Jeff WHITE†- cites the increase in bedbugs in Alaska and the cost to treat an infestation.] [Brooklyn, New York resident Ms. CONDI‡- says you’ll never find them.] [Pest Away Exterminators Jeff EISENBERG†- says in a year anything can happen.]
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