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Amchitka Blast #213509

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 27, 1971
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(Studio) Chairperson AEC James R. Schlesinger reports Nixon ok for Amchitka, AK, underground nuclear test.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Everything for test will be ready in week Nuclear warhead for Spartan anti-ballistic missile in cavern below surface; can't be recovered. [SCHLESINGER - says no evidence of aftershock larger than detonation; not saying it couldn't happen.] [Senator Mike GRAVEL - says earthquake could be triggered despite odds; ridiculous to take gamble.]
REPORTER: George Herman

(Studio) Canada to hold United States responsible for any damages to environmental
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Herman, George

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