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India / Nuclear Bomb Explosion #381395

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 11, 1998
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(London: Tom Fenton) Detonation of nuclear bombs during tests in India reported; concerns about escalating tensions between India and Pakistan reported; map shown of India and Pakistan; scenes shown in India and Pakistan of soldiers and missile launches. [Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari VAJPAYEE - announces nuclear tests.] [Pakistani Prime Minister Gohar Ayub KHAN - says India has forced the subcontinent into an arms race.] [International Institute for Strategic Studies Gerald SEGAL - says India is very close to having operational nuclear missiles.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Economic fallout from India's nuclear tests described. Chart shown of known and suspected countries with nuclear capabilities.

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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