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West Germany / Pershing II Accident #539609

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 11, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Heilbronn, West Germany) Fire and resulting deaths and injuries at Pershing II missile base near Heilbronn, West Germany, examined; films shown. Apparent circumstances of accident outlined. [Brigadier General Raymond HADDOCK - describes incident; denies nuclear weapons were involved.] No. Pershing IIs in West Germany mentioned; past accident involving them recalled. [PEOPLE - fear danger from Pershing II deployment.]
REPORTER: Phil Bremen

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Factors affecting Pershing 11 deployment, lack of nuclear warheads and latest accident discussed. Incr. West German public opposition to missiles noted.
REPORTER: Fred Francis

Bremen, Phil;
Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred

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