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The Year 2001 (Part VI) #309417

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 25, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Pros and cons of life in year 2001 predicted; scenes from "Brazil" shown. [Author Ray BRADBURY - notes history's dependence on science fiction.] [Interpol spokesperson Raymond KENDALL - doubts terrorism will ever be halted.] Prospects of Third World stockpiling chemical weapons cited. Mexico City's projected place in urban life described. [Writer Arthur C. CLARKE - thinks quality of life will deteriorate for majority of people.] Daily extinction rate at present and implications for the future cited. [San Diego Zoo spokesperson Barbara DURRANT - feels extinction of commonplace species is inevitable.] [Physicist Paul HOROWITZ - feels extra-terrestrial life is plausible.]

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