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Chemical and Germ Warfare / Nixon / USSR #3125

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 25, 1969
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Bypassed Introduction Howard K. Smith (DC); Frank Reynolds (NYC)

(Studio) President Nixon reads statement on chemical and biological warfare.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) United States position made clear. [President NIXON - says United States won't be 1st to use chemical weapons to kill or incapacitate. Biological or germ warfare has unpredictable and uncontrollable consequences. Could produce global epidemics. United States to renounce use of any biological weapons that kill or incapacitate. Hopes to aid understanding between all ntns.] Ban doesn't incl. those used in Vietnam. Questioned why napalm isn't incld.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) USSR submits resolution at United Nations to prohibit production of all chemical and germ weapons.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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