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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 09, 1978
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(Studio) Death of Paul Cooper and his role in present search for nuclear-test related illnesses noted. Veterans Administration's response to Cooper's charge cited. Defense Department continuing search for witnesses to nuclear tests noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Results of toll-free telephone number given by Defense Department to trace victims cited. Procedure for search detailed. Defense Department's Position noted. [Dr. John MASON III - cites lack of evidence connecting tests and illness.] Pentagon meeting with regard to future involvement noted.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

(Studio) Toll-free telephone number given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Spencer, Susan

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