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Iraq / Nuclear Capabilities #581373

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 25, 1991
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(Studio: Jane Pauley) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Fred Francis) Increasing evidence that Iraq is still trying to build an atomic bomb with materials and at locations which escaped the allied assault in the Persian Gulf war featured. [University of Wisconsin Gary MILHOLLIN - says Iraqi defector's story shows there is a gap in United States intelligence gathering.] Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's copying of declassified United States 1940s bomb-building technology to make enriched uranium detailed. [Former Banca Nazionale del Lavoro vice president Paul VON WEDEL - says bank financed Iraqi dam.] [Hipotronics, Incorporated, president Steve PESCHEL - comments.] Iraq said denying United Nations investigative team access to nuclear site in violation of United Nations sanctions.

Francis, Fred;
Pauley, Jane

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