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Atomic Bomb / Princeton Student #250349

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 10, 1977
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(Studio) John Phillips of Princeton University knows subject of nuclear weapons control.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Princeton, New Jersey) Phillips has written term paper describing how to make atomic bomb. [PHILLIPS - describes writing of paper; says almost anyone with basic knowledge of physics could make atomic bomb.] Interest of France and Pakistan in getting copies of paper noted; Phillips turned them down on advice from CIA and FBI. [PHILLIPS - says information to make atomic bomb available from textbooks and government; says control of access to plutonium and uranium is way to prevent just anyone from making atomic bomb.]
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Reporter(s):
Kladstrup, Don;
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:02:00

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