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Weather Treaty #241652

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 27, 1975
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(Studio) At Geneva disarmament talks, United States and USSR presented treaty to prevent weather use as a military or hostile weapon.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(No locations given) If either country violates treaty, United Nations Security Council can be appealed to. Dangerous weather effects noted. Destruction of ozone layer also banned. Creating tornados, flooding, earthquakes and melting polar ice cap all banned.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(No location given) [Naval Weapons Center Dr. Pierre ST. AMAND - says couldn't cause natural weather damage.]

(No location given) [American negotiator Admiral Tom DAVIES - says mechanism exists, though practical application does not.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(DC) [Senator Claiborne PELL - says cannot monitor treaty.] United Nations will get copy of draft treaty. May be worldwide treaty.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Dow, David;
Mudd, Roger;
Pappas, Ike

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