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Missile Defense System #436549

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jul 06, 2000
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) The Pentagon's attempt to try to destroy a missile warhead in space as practice for a new missile defense system previewed; map shown; details given of the Congressional pressure on President Clinton to deploy a system designed to protect the United States from a missile nuclear attack.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Vandenberg Air Force Base, California: Jim Hill) The planned launch of a Minuteman rocket with a fake warhead from the Vandenberg Air Force Base that will hopefully be intercepted previewed; details given of protests by the Greenpeace organization.

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(State Department: Andrea Koppel) The negative reaction to the United States plans to build a limited missile defense system examined; details given of Russian President Vladimir Putin's and China's opposition to United States missile interceptors.

Hill, Jim;
Koppel, Andrea;
McIntyre, Jamie;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy

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