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Nerve Gas / North Dakota Arsenal / McCarthy Charges #446472

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 15, 1969
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(Studio) Pentagon conducts open-air tests of nerve gas at Dugway Proving Grounds, UT; Edgewood Arsenal, -North Dakota, and Fort McClellan, Alabama. Representative Clarence Long tours Edgewood Arsenal and Post Commander, Colonel Paul Cerar halts testing following visit.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(MD) [CERAR - says not directed to halt testing. Representative Long requests stopping tests. Made halt to put people at ease.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Defense Department agrees to halt further tests. Representative Richard McCarthy charges Army with renewing nerve gas production at Newport, IN. Army denies it. [McCARTHY - says Navy contracted new nerve gas mixture. Want to know why they're doing this at time gas warfare under review.]
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Huntley, Chet

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