ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 19, 1990
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.
(Washington: John McWethy) Classified intelligence assessment that Iraq might be able to build a nuclear bomb in two years using its supply of weapons-grade uranium examined; details given of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's decision not to allow UN's International Atomic Energy Agency to inspect the Iraqi stockpile this year. [Nuclear proliferation inspector Leonard SPECTOR - says this could be the crisis to trigger a conflict.] Extent of Iraq's nuclear weapons effort reviewed; details given of its accumulation of raw materials and technology that would allow for production of more than one bomb.
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