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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 18, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The commercial availability of satellite technology introduced; pictures shown.

(Thornton, Colorado: Tom Foreman) Concerns about the availability of spy satellite photos examined; sample pictures from Space Imaging shown. [Federation of American Scientists John PIKE - says anybody will be able to get spy satellite photos.] [Former CIA director James WOOLSEY - says it will be harder to maintain secrecy of military movement.] [Space Imaging Jeffrey HARRIS - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Examples of the implications for satellite imagery introduced.

(New York: Morton Dean) The potential impact of the satellite photos in tracking governments featured. [Carnegie Endowment for Peace Ann FIORINI - says governments could be forced to act.] [Refugees International Lionel ROSENBLATT - explains how satellite photos could have been used to prove ethnic cleansing in Kosovo and genocide in Rwanda.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABCNews.com mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Foreman, Tom;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:04:20

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