CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 19, 1977
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Environment impact statement gives go ahead to Army to ship nerve gas bombs from Denver, Colorado to UT.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Plans for transferal from Rocky Mt. Arsenal to Tooele storage depot near Salt Lake City, include stops at Stapleton Airfield and Dugway Proving Grounds. Storage depot is in district of Representative Dan Marriott. [MARRIOTT - has confidence Army can do it, but reserves final judgment till all facts in. ] Colorado Representative Pat. Schroeder says she'll pressure for refusal to transport, as Army was to have disposed of bombs anyway. [SCHROEDER - cites concerns and objections.] If Defense Secretary Brown gives approval, without other objections Army will start shipments in late summer or early fall.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.