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Nuclear Blast #12993

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 21, 1971
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(Studio) USSR may have detonated underground nuclear blast. Groups in court to protest blast test on Amchitka Island, AK. Case dropped when decided blast won't occur before Wednesday
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Senator Mike Gravel and 2 Canadian Parliament members spent 1/2 hour picketing blast in front of White House with group.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith narrates

(Vancouver, British Columbia) Canadians fear blast. 1 of protest groups, Green Peace Mission, sends crew and ship of 12 to Amchitka area. [Mrs. Dorothy METCALF - says many Canadians oppose blast, hopes Nixon is enough of humanitarian to cancel blast.] October 6 protest shown. Real estate board of greater Vancouver's television commercial against blast shown. Groups disturbed at Premier Pierre E. Trudeau's lack of response.
REPORTER: John Kline

Reporter(s):
Kline, John;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:50

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