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Arms Control Hearing / Hiroshima #271206

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 19, 1980
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(Studio) Senator Ted Kennedy quoted with regard to need for arms control.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Testimony from Hiroshima survivors examined. [Sheigeko SASAMORI - recalls horror.] [Defense nuclear agency spokesperson Edward CONARD - predicts extent of total destruction if present-day bombs dropped on White House] Est. casualties for DC, San Francisco, Chicago listed on screen; criticism of figs. as too conservative explained. [Dr. Jack GEIGER - says Milwaukee residents would be blinded by Chicago fire bomb; elaborates.] Time needed in advance for national evacuation plan to work noted.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Cronkite, Walter;
Spencer, Susan

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