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The Nation

The president of A.H. Robins maintains that his firm continues to be a good corporate citizen despite problems associated with the Dalkon Shield contraceptive. E. Claiborne Robins Jr. told the Richmond, Va., Times-Dispatch that his company has been misrepresented by news agencies and lawyers trying to win suits against the firm on behalf of women injured by use of the intrauterine birth-control device. Robins has announced it expects to lose $685 million because of the shield.


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