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Special Segment (Who Has The Bomb?) (Part IV) #545174

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 01, 1985
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(Studio) Pakistan's acquisition of nuclear capability, legally and illegally, examined in detail; films shown. Dr. Abdul Kadir Khan's role considered. [Dutch minister of economic affairs Gerrit GODYN - accuses Khan of taking nuclear information to Pakistan from The Netherlands.] Kahn's alleged direction of Pakistani agents such as S.A. Butt cited; Pakistani agents in Canada examined as illustrating situation. [Canadian prosecutor Jack WEISMAN - explains importance of seized shipment.] [Pakistani DEFENSE - claims nothing unusual about components he purchased.] [Voice of DEFENSE - admits dealing with Khan; remarks transcribed on screen.] Khan's response quoted on screen. Houston, Texas, case of Nazir Bied, linked with Fhan's high tech smuggling efforts, reviewed. [Center for Strategic and International Studies spokesperson Dr. Rodney JONES - explains lack of punishment for Bied.] [President Muhammad ZIA ul-Haq - denies nuclear espionage.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom

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