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Nuclear Exports / NRC Meeting #489155

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 20, 1976
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(Studio) State Department says talks completed with regard to sale of nuclear reactors to Israel and Egypt. State Department representative concedes India used American nuclear materials to set off its 1st atomic device.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds hearing on exportation of nuclear fuel. License for exporting of 12 tons of low-enriched uranium to India is being considered. [Arms Control Association Herbert SCOVILLE - says India must be made example of with regard to nuclear regulations.] [Representative Clarence LONG - says political pressures will require cntrys. to obtain nuclear weapons.] [Assistant Secretary of State Myron KRATZER - says United States gets safeguard controls in return for providing nuclear supplies to other cntrys. Notes control details.] India's program could produce 20 atomic bombs per year
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger

Berger, Marilyn;
Chancellor, John

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