CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 03, 1985
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(White Sands, New Mexico) Successful test of laser, part of Star Wars program opposed by Mikhail Gorbachev, featured; scenes shown. Past successful tests of laser weapons and technology reviewed. [Sandia National Labs. spokesperson Pace VANDEVENDER - explains getting idea from article written by Soviet scientist.] [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - claims USSR research into Star Wars technology is ongoing.]
REPORTER: David Martin
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