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Colorado / Atomic Weapons #313818

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 11, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Eric Engberg) Atomic weapon production at Rocky Flats, Colorado, plant discussed; scenes shown. [FBI spokesperson William GENTRY - discusses and shows "Bullwinkle" mold produced at plant at taxpayers' expense.] Trinkets reported produced under contract to Rockwell International [Former model shop supervisor David NAVARETTE - lists items made in shop.] Scenes shown of Congress hearing and items made. Trinkets reported sent to government execs. [Representative Michael SYNAR - says Energy Department out of control.] [Energy Department James NICKS - had no idea of activity's scope.] FBI quoted on situation; details given. Cost to taxpayers mentioned.

Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan

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