NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 17, 1977
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(Studio) New kind of nuclear bomb now available that kills without property damage. Congress to investigate new weapon, but President apparently unaware of new bomb.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Defense Department tape shown. Neutron bomb kills by using huge doses of radiation. Tests on monkey explained. New bomb to protect Europe from Iron Curtain cntries. [House appropriations subcommittee chairperson Tom BEVILL - approves of bomb.] [Representative Christopher DODD - says House examining neutron bomb's capabilities thoroughly.] [Senator Mark HATFIELD - against bomb; reasons.]
REPORTER: John Hart
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