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Chinese Bomb / United States Reaction #243420

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 18, 1976
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(Studio) Peking calls China's explosion of largest hydrogen bomb yesterday a complete success.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Cloud carrying radioactive material from blast to begin passing over United States Saturday Monitoring equipment in operation. [Office of Radiation Programs Dr. William ROWE - says there should be no problem unless severe storm occurs while cloud is approaching.] Radiation contamination did occur on eastern seaboard in October; details given. American opposition to open atmospheric testing known; not known if United States has filed complaint with China with regard to testing.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Roth, Richard
Duration:
00:01:50

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