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Bush / Chemical Weapons #296407

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 16, 1984
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(Studio) Vice President George Bush reported presenting United States proposal for ban on chemical weapons, opposed by USSR , to disarmament conference in Geneva this week [President REAGAN - promotes ban on development, product and possession of chemical weapons as well as their use.]
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

(London, England) Chemical weapons' past, present and possibly future role in international disputes examined; films shown. Third World's use of chemical weapons as poor-man's nuclear bomb, lately by Iraq, discussed. [Dr. Alastair HAY - explains ease in producing mustard gas.] USSR allegations that Reagan administration has rearmed United States with chemical weapons recalled; actual status of chemical weapons stks. of both United States and USSR outlined. World War I era films shown.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Reporter(s):
Fenton, Tom;
Kurtis, Bill
Duration:
00:03:40

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