CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 22, 1976
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(Studio) Today there's new controversy with regard to Army's tests of biological warfare of 1950's and 1960's.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Areas tested include NYC, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, and San Francisco; were 8 tests in all. Army says substances used were safe. [Army spokesperson Colonel Thomas BYRNE - says organisms decay swiftly; are gone within 24 hrs. Says there's no possibility they're still active now.] Some scientists disagree. (Interview by Tony Sargent.) [Dr. Libero AJELLO - talks about fungus used; says such use should not be advocated.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas
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