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Special Segment (US Nuclear Command and Control System) (Part II) #545785

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 10, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Sec. for President Reagan in event of nuclear attack examined; scenes shown. [War planner Bruce BLAIR - notes size of nuclear arsenal remaining after initial attacks.] Prototypes of "doomsday" communication trucks for President, built by TRW, explained. [Assistant defense secretary Don. LATHAM - notes intended message to USSR .] [Titan Systems spokesperson Ronny PETRIE, General Elec. spokesperson Andrew DONOVAN, Contel spokesperson John DONAHUE - promote their post-attack communication systems.] [General Robert HERRES - cites psychological component of deterrence.] [Nuclear weapons research project spokesperson William ARKIN - notes Pentagon's mentality toward nuclear war.]
REPORTER: Fred Francis

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred
Duration:
00:05:00

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