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Nuclear Test / Amchitka Island #457973

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 28, 1971
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(Studio) AEC plans underground nuclear test on Amchitka Island, AK, in fall; army admits dumping poison gas in ocean in 1947, 276 mile from Amchitka Island, AK. Senator Mike Gravel wants investigation into possible danger.

(Amchitka Island, AK) Test believed to be of Spartan anti-ballistic missile warhead.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Unalaska Island, AK) People on nearby island fear nuclear test. [Nick GALAKTIANOFF - says test bigger than others; something may happen.] [Ruth SHAISHNIFOFF - says will go to Anchorage, AK, when test occurs.] [Jim FOLIART - believes test may set off earthquake.]
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Cold Bay, AK) [Bob JONES - thinks United States should demonstrate willingness to work for peace by canceling test.]
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) AEC holds hearing on planned test in Anchorage, AK.

McGee, Frank;
Oliver, Don

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