CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 02, 1985
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(Studio) Federal judge reported prohibiting construction of chemical weapons laboratory in UT.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer
(DC) Official current status of United States nerve gas stockpile and administration's effort to resume chemical and biological warfare research examined. [Chemical Warfare Commission spokesperson Ambassador Walter STOESSEL - claims such research is preventive measure against nuclear weapons.] Arguments for and against proposal outlined. [Council for a Liveable World spokesperson John ISAACS - notes civilians are primary victims in chemical warfare.] [Representative John PORTER - explains his opposition.] Iraq's use of chemical weapons against Iran recalled. [STOESSEL - claims modernizing US chemical arsenal would be incentive to USSR toward ban.]
REPORTER: Deborah Potter
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