NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 25, 1974
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(Studio) Scientists who built atomic bombs most worried with regard to nuclear holocaust. Since 1947, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has picture of clock nearing midnight on cover. Clock hands closer now. (Chicago, Illinois) Sculpture shown that commemorates 1942 founding of nuclear energy. Clock on cover pushed from 12 minutes to doomsday to 9 minutes. [Editor Sam DAY JR. - says no agreement at Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT), and amassing of weapons pushes world closer to doomsday. Also cites addition of India to nuclear club, projected supplying of nuclear reactors to Mideast, and failure of governments to pay attention to sabotage to commercial nuclear reactor include] REPORTER: Floyd Kalber Carole Simpson