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Intelligence Satellites / Titan Problems #102101

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 21, 1986
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced

(DC: Steve Shepard) Implications for national security of continued problems in launching intelligence satellites with Titan rockets examined; scenes shown. [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - acknowledges seriousness of latest loss.] Titan missile's latest failure reviewed; importance of KH-11 satellite lost during liftoff discussed. [Federal of American Scientists spokesperson John PIKE - explains various roles of KH-11 in United States intelligence.] Spy satellite photos of Libya shown as example Current status of spy satellite program explained.

Donaldson, Sam;
Shepard, Steve

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