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USSR / Nuclear Accident #309678

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 11, 1986
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(NYC: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Wyatt Andrews) Soviet scientist Yevgeny Velikhov's assessment of current status of Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, contradicting Soviet reports of recent days, outlined; scenes shown.

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) USSR news agency Novosti director Valentin Falin reported claiming Mikhail Gorbachev did not receive information on Chernobyl disaster for some time after it occurred; details of "Der Speigel" interview outlined.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Sawyer, Forrest

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