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SDI/Star Wars #306912

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 17, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Role of SDI/Star Wars in President Reagan's Iceland summit with Mikhail Gorbachev recalled.

(NYC: Bob Faw) Scientific community's opposition to SDI/Star Wars discussed; details given, scenes shown. [Princeton physicist Philip ANDERSON - claims major of scientists consider concept useless.] Univs. at which major of physicists have pledged not to work on SDI/Star Wars research listed on screen. [Ind. scientist Pierre HOHENBERG - believes plan jeopardizes sensible arms control.] [University of Illinois spokesperson John KOGUT - compares SDI/Star Wars with Manhattan Project.] [Lieutenant General Daniel GRAHAM (ret.) - dismisses need for such scientists.] [University of Pennsylvania spokesperson David WRIGHT - compares situation with engineers' early warnings about Challenger.]

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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