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A Closer Look (India-Pakistan Nuclear Fallout) #180164

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 28, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The fallout from the nuclear arms race between Pakistan and India introduced.

(Washington: Jack Smith) The nightmare scenario for a nuclear war featured. [Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Toby DALTON, Union of Concerned Scientists Dr. Henry KENDALL, Physicians for Social Responsibility Robert MUSIL - estimate casualties and a Chernobyl-like result and whether the United States would be affected.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Barry Serafin) The United States success in controlling nuclear material reviewed; details given of missions in Georgia and Kazakhstan to keep bomb- making material away from terrorists. [Former National Security Council aide Jessica STERN - points out the essential place of nuclear material in US security.] Nations still in the nuclear race listed. Deals with North Korea to curtail its nuclear programs noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry;
Smith, Jack

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