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Robert MacNeil’s daughter blames vaccines for autism

April 26th, 2011 · 11 Comments · Easy marks

Veteran journalist Robert MacNeil recently emerged from his 16-year retirement to tell the story of his grandson, Nick, and his daughter Alison. But instead of a grandfather’s musings on his autistic grandson, PBS framed the series as “the most comprehensive look at the disorder and its impact that’s aired on American television in at least [...]


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