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Chemical Warfare #522586

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 22, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) State Department reported presenting alleged proof of chemical warfare by USSR in S.E. Asia and Afghanistan as well as Soviet incitement to violence in south Africa.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Chemical warfare allegations examined in detail. [Director of political and mil. affairs Richard BURT - notes USSR interest in Afghanistan and S.E. Asia as proving grounds for chemical agents.] [State Department spokesperson Gary CROCKER - comments on "silent death" factor.] Possibility that publicity will encourage USSR to abandon use of toxic agents mentioned.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Reactions of USSR reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Chancellor, John;
Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger

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