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CIA Poisons / Senate / Army #241960

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 18, 1975
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(Studio) Report on CIA poisons.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Ex-Army scientist , Dr. Edward Chance, dvtd. shellfish toxin at Fort Detrick, MD. Says Il grams stkpiled. by CIA could kill 55,000. Army engineer, Charles Senseny, who invented dart gun for poison,says this and other devices borrowed, used and returned by CIA. Pentagon council Robert Andrews says Army biologists turned over poison to CIA in 1970 and filed inventory saying they had no more. Treaty on biological warfare requires disposing of toxins by December 26. Senate Intelligence Committee votes to let CIA give it for medical research. [Senator Frank CHURCH - says some benefit might be had.]
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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