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Pacific Northwest / Nuclear Scenario Controversy #314464

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 23, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baffel, WA: David Dow) Local controversy over Federal Emergency Mgt. Agency's preparation for nuclear scenario to test wartime communications in WA, ID, Oregon and Alaska examined; details given, scenes shown. [Agency spokesperson Phil COGAN - explains purpose of test.] [OR legal cnsl. Cory STREISINGER - notes public opposition to state participating in test.] [Physicians for Social Responsibility spokesperson Dr. Richard RAPPORT - believes survival is linked to not having nuclear war.] [Disaster planning consultant Richard LAURINO - defs. need for developing plan to aid survivors.]

Dow, David;
Rather, Dan

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