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    The Australian scientist who was responsible for much of the research work on the effects of the drug thalidomide, has been recognised by the French Institut de la Vie in a special ceremony at the Versailles Palace.

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    The Australian scientist who was responsible for much of the research work on the effects of the drug thalidomide, has been recognised by the French Institut de la Vie in a special ceremony at the Versailles Palace.

    He's Dr William McBride and he was presented with the Institute's prize of 250,000 francs (GBPstg 19,000), on Tuesday(June 22).

    The presentation was made by the French Minister of the Environment, M.Robert Poujade.

    After the presentation ceremony, Dr McBride spoke in support of world conservation.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5M66QXFAH4B4LV8YGVE1D2X7A
    Media URN:
    VLVA5M66QXFAH4B4LV8YGVE1D2X7A
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/06/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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