CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 27, 1984
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(Studio) Cambridge, Massachusetts, noted home of Harvard University and MIT. Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Cambridge, Massachusetts) United States Army film simulation shown. Controversy in Cambridge re: Arthur D. Little, Incorporated testing of nerve chemicals that can kill on contact outlined. Company lab where testing for protective uniforms against chemicals is taking place noted to be one of safest in cntry.; area noted to be one of most densely populated in US. [WOMAN - comments.] [Company President John MAGEE - comments.] Army's statement with regard to own facilities and sending substances to private labs given. Arthur D. Little video tape shown. [Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army Amoretta HOEBER - comments.] Cambridge citizens' reactions reported [MAN - comments.] Opinion about issue among employees of bowling alley next to company stated. [2nd WOMAN - mentions chemical escape problem in India.] [2nd MAN - comments.] City's appointed of scientific advisory committee noted. [Committee spokesperson Sheldon KEIMSKY - comments.] City's court battle to get testing stopped mentioned.
REPORTER: Steve Young
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