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India / Pakistan / Nuclear Tests #381417

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 12, 1998
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Celebrations in India of successful nuclear tests reported; failure of United States satellites to report preparations for the tests reported; animation shown of how India may have escaped detection by satellites. [Senator Richard SHELBY - says there was a failure of intelligence to know beforehand about the nuclear tests.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Berlin, Germany: Scott Pelley) President Clinton's intention to impose sanctions on India and his request to Pakistan not to join the "arms race" announced. [CLINTON - expresses disapproval of the nuclear tests.]

Martin, David;
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan

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