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USSR / Chelyabinsk Nuclear Accident #133044

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 07, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Chelyabinsk: Bob Zelnick) First Western reports on the 1957 accident at the nuclear weapons plant near Chelyabinsk, USSR , featured; scenes shown from the town that has been damaged since then; medical problems detailed. [Child health care administrator Dr. Irina FYODOROVA - (thru translator) says the people are hostages to an ecological situation.] [Mayor Vadim SOLOVYOV - (thru translator) says the military kept information confidential.] [Town's environmental committee Vladimir ZEMSKOV - (thru translator) comments on ecological limits for the Ural Mountains.]

Simpson, Carole;
Zelnick, Bob

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