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Special (Nuclear Power) #493715

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 23, 1977
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(Studio) Special report with regard to controversy with regard to need for nuclear power in future.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Browns Ferry, Alabama) Pros and cons of nuclear power and of using conventional and breeder reactors cited. Procedures at Browns Ferry, Alabama, reactor and at enrichment facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, noted. President Carter wants to limit sales of enrichment plants, such as West Germany plans to sell to Brazil; he also wants to halt reprocessing of plutonium, which nuclear industry says should be developed, as we'll eventually run out of uranium element used, U238. Ind. says best way to control nuclear power is through international agreement, because other ntns. continue to use it and there'll be chance of it's getting into bomb.
REPORTER: Robert Bazell

Bazell, Robert;
Chancellor, John

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