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Spy Satellites #102599

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 02, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: Bill Blakemore) Role of public access satellites in contemporary industry and journalism examined; coverage of Chernobyl, USSR , nuclear accident and Libya cited as example Potential for industry espionage as well noted. [Federal of American Scientists spokesperson John PIKE - notes strength of current mil. spy satellites.] [CIA director William CASEY - thinks news orgs. will have such satellites some day.] [Radio and television News Director Association spokesperson Mark BRENDER - agrees.] Current status of private satellite industry described.

Reporter(s):
Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:02:30

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