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Groom Lake, Nevada / Secret Air Base / Environmental Problems #155262

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 01, 1994
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(On the road to Groom Lake: Cynthia McFadden) ABC News investigation into worker claims of dangerous environmental practices committed by the government at a secret base in Groom Lake, NV, examined. [Two disguised WORKERS - talk about their health problems from the smoke from trenches at the base in which classified material were burned.] The death of base sheet metal worker Robert Frost recalled; photos shown. [Rutgers University professor Peter KAHN, widow Helen FROST - talk about Frost's case.] The government's opposition to the workers' lawsuit which is deemed in violation of the need for secrecy at Groom Lake noted. [George Washington law center professor Jonathan TURLEY - comments.]

McFadden, Cynthia;
Sawyer, Forrest

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