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Nevada / Nuclear Drill #276666

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 22, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NV Test Site) Govt. drill in anticipation of nuclear accidents examined; joint efforts of Depts. of Defense and Energy noted. Films shown. [Test SPOKESPERSON - says further material has to be gathered from area.] Test said stimulated by real-life nuclear accidents, code-named Broken Arrow, such as that occurring last year in Damascus, Arkansas. [NUWAX director General John MITCHELL - notes communication problems.] Problems arising from accident outlined. [California office of emergency services spokesperson Alex CUNNINGHAM - cites purpose of test.] Questions arising from nuclear accident in highly populated urban area considered.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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