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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Gary Shepard) Study in "Science" journal on "nuclear winter" featured; details given, scenes shown of impact of smoke from September 1987 California's Klamath River Valley forest fires, which obscured vision and dropped ground-level temps. [Meteorologist Alan ROBOCK - discusses temps.] Comparison of this effect to impact of a "nuclear winter," the projected expectations in aftermath of nuclear holocaust, examined. [UCLA Richard TURCO - discusses how smoke effects surface temperature]
- Koppel, Ted;
- Shepard, Gary
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