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On Assignment (Missile Shield / European Responses) #398940

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 08, 2001
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(Studio: John Roberts) The meeting of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov in Brussels, Belgium, to discuss the missile shield proposal shown.

(Fylingdales, England: Tom Fenton) Controversy in Europe concerning the proposed American missile shield examined; Department of Defense video shown; scenes shown from Fylingdales, England, of an American radar base. [Member of Parliament Jeremy CORBYN - says Europe should have no business with the shield; says assistance could make England a target.] [Resident Jackie FEARNLEY - says Fylingdales would very likely be the first target.] [President BUSH - explains reasons for missile defense.] [Resident Laureen SHAW - says the reasons are "ludicrous".] [Resident Tom THOMSON - says many people will be upset if plans go forward.]

Fenton, Tom;
Roberts, John

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