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Nuclear War / Navy Test #298035

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 12, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Rock Hall, MD) Environmentalists' concern over impact of Navy test on hypothetical impact of nuclear war examined. [Environment review ofr. Bob LUNSFORD - denies responsibility for past events.] Governor Harry Hughes' opposition to Navy's Project Empress discussed. [HUGHES - explains his position.] [Rear admiral David ALTWEGG - claims test is essential to national security] Test procedure in Chesapeake Bay explained, illustrated. [HUGHES - believes test will adversely affect environmental] [LUNSFORD - is uncertain about test impact.] [Fisherman Larry SIMMS - notes lack of knowledge by all involved.] [ALTWEGG - defs. environmental impact statement]
REPORTER: David Martin

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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