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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(DC: Jim Miklaszewski) Order by President Reagan allowing reopening of nuclear power plants at Shoreham, Long Island, and Seabrook, New Hampshire, that have been finished, but not opened because of lack of state and local plans to deal with a nuclear accident, reported; details given of Reagan's executive order which allows Federal Emergency Mgt. Agency to devise own disaster plan; scenes shown of disaster drill. [Nuclear opponent Nora BREDES - says local govts. need to be ones to protect local citizens.] [Nuclear supporter Ken DOLLARD - discusses obstruction by local pols.] Responses of govs. Michael Dukakis and Mario Cuomo to Reagan's action noted.
- Chung, Connie;
- Miklaszewski, Jim
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