ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 21, 1976
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(Studio) United States shipped fuel for nuclear reactors to foreign ntns. for 16 years In 1974, India used waste materials from American fuel to make atomic bomb.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Nuclear Regulatory Commission meets with regard to shipment of nuclear fuel to India. State Department spokesperson Myron Kratzer says United States failure to deliver fuel will cause United States allies to look elsewhere for fuel or try to develop their own. Attorney Eldon Greenberg says fuel shipment is inconsistent with nuclear non-proliferation and India could use fuel for more nuclear explosions. [Assistant Secretary of State KRATZER - notes US-India agreement.] [Center for Law and Social Policy GREENBERG - interprets US-India agreement. India has refused to say fuel won't be used in explosive device.]
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson Artist: Freda Reiter
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