Former NBC chief executive Bob Wright created a non-profit organization from scratch into the world's leading advocacy and research funding agency for autism. When he weighs in on the controversial topic of whether a link exists between vaccines and autism, people listen.
"There's no tie, direct tie, to autism," Wright said Tuesday, when he
returned to the NBC studios to speak about his new book, "The Wright
"We have not been able to determine that autism is caused by vaccines.
However, there are lots of issues having to do with the vaccine safety
program that I got into very deeply, with no agenda, early on in
autism," he said.
He said vaccine companies pay out tens of millions of dollars worth of
damages each year in lawsuits, although not specifically tied to autism
"There's always going to be an issue with vaccines because all
vaccines are the same, and all people receiving them are different," he
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