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Europeans and Arms Control Issues #553695

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 16, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Paris, France: Jim Bittermann) Tunnel in Lucerne, Switzerland, being turned into world's largest bomb shelter featured; details given, scenes shown. [Civil defense official Rene PARTY - says shelters are for all kinds of disasters.] NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) &Warsaw Pact discussed. New treaty said not to cover all missiles, therefore making Swiss cautious. [Institute for Policy Studies William ARKIN - says weapons will continue to be amassed.] NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) planners' comments regarding necessity of nuclear weapons noted. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) military commander John GALVIN - explains need for nuclear weapons.] [Institute for Strategic Studies John CROSS - comments on delivery of nuclear weapons after treaty has been signed to limit them.] Swiss skepticism regarding effectiveness of treaty limiting nuclear weapons mentioned.

Bittermann, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom

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