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A Closer Look (Anti-Missile Defense System) #192688

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 13, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at the United States anti-missile defense system introduced.

(Shemya Island, in the Aleutians: John McWethy) The Alaskan island of Shemya, the perfect location for the world's most powerful tracking radar in the missile defense system, visited; animation shown; scenes shown from the cold, stormy island inhabited only by 80 contractors. [Administrator Reggie CRAWFORD, Navy PO2 Edward KLOWNOWSKI, air support commander Lieutenant Colonel Pegi WATKINSON, communications manager Toby BEDELL, power plant consultant Eldon GALLEAR - comment on wind and weather conditions on the island.] The complications in building a huge radar tracking system on Shemya outlined.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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