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US-USSR Relations / Missing Missile Parts #323576

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 10, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Nose cone of long-range nuclear missile test-fired in 1987 from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base reported missing. United States officials reported suspecting that USSR violated Pacific waters and stole nose cone. Reporter David Martin and producer Howard Rosenberg noted investigating situation. Report introduced.

(DC: David Martin) Missile's nose cone reported carrying flight recorder and instrument panel; CBS illustration of launch shown. Missile's target mentioned lagoon of Kwajalein. Pentagon officials quoted with regard to possible USSR role in locating nose cone; details given of Soviet debris left on island Defense Department intelligence report quoted on screen.

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:30

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