CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 17, 1981
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(Studio) Environment and ecological significance of central NV's desert, part of Great Basin, noted; United States Air Force reported holding exercises there today re: possible nuclear attack.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Los Angeles, California) United States Air Force's tests in preparation for MX missile program examined; films shown. Similar preparations at Vandenburg Air Force Base and Northrop Corporation outlined; NV's response to United States Air Force's environmental impact statement noted. [Assemblyman Paul PRENGAMAN - criticizes government report] NV's objection to missile deployment in state cited. [MX planning coordinator Robert HILL - says they prefer other options.]
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen
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