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Massachusetts Election / Nuclear-Free Zone #527849

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 05, 1983
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(Studio) Tuesday's election in Cambridge, Massachusetts, noted deciding issue of making city nuclear-free zone considered. [Mobilization for Survival spokesperson Eric SEGAL - explains position.] Focus of proposition opponents outlined. [Citizens Against Research Bans spokesperson Ernest MAY - fears inhibiting academic freedom with ban on nuclear research.] Extent of funds raised to defeat proposal coming from defense contractors outside state of Massachusetts cited; local opposition by workers fearing loss of jobs mentioned. [AFL-CIO spokesperson Edward SULLIVAN - believes Cambridge will destroy itself economy] [WOMAN - believes World War III is imminent if nuclear research continues.] Mobilization for Survival's nationwide goals noted.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Chung, Connie

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