NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 21, 1969
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(Studio) Congress objects to hauling poison gas across country in railroad to dump it in sea.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Army to unload nerve gas from train near Denver until National Academy of Sciences studies safety problems. Senator Vance Hartke asks Army officials about shipping procedures. [HARTKE - asks if Army has been concerned before?] [Army SPOKESPERSON - considers it normal shipment.] [2nd SPOKESPERSON - says isn't dangerous in liquid form.] Army not sprayed gas from planes in 14 mos. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) says personal gas sprays safe if used properly.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
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