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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Alamo, NV) Extent of CIA and Pentagon control of public land in Nevada described, explained; public's reaction to recent appropriation by United States Air Force examined. [Mine owner Pat SHEAHAN - notes residents have never complained about government testing before.] Govt.'s new test sites noted surrounding Sheahan's mining operation and preventing him from access to land and company that has been in his family since 1980s. [Sec. guard Richard REEL - rationalizes government attitude.] [SHEAHAN - notes inability to sell land inside maximum security area with no access.] United States Air Force's orders to Sheahan family not to talk about strafing practices and stray bombs destroying their mining operation and threatening their lives. Some family members noted suffering radiation burns after viewing atomic test from their property. [SHEAHAN - describes frustration.]
REPORTER: Bob McNamara
- McNamara, Bob;
- Rather, Dan
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