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Secret Radiation Experiments #150714

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 04, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Barry Serafin) The involvement of the federal government in secret radiation experiments examined; scenes shown from near the nuclear weapons plant in Hanford, WA, which secretly exposed people to radioactive iodine. [Former resident Judith JURJI, Energy Department Robert ALVAREZ - comment.] Radioactive testing on prison inmates also detailed; statement from a doctor with the Atomic Energy Commission on the cancer danger quoted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from the White House that it will work with Congress to compensate those exposed to radiation noted; adviser to the president George Stephanopoulos quoted.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry
Duration:
00:02:40

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