NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 08, 1994
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Ed Rabel) NBC News investigation into biological and germ warfare presented; scenes shown of United States attacks on Iraqi germ warfare centers during the Persian Gulf war; nations suspected of germ warfare listed. [UN special commission Rolf EKEUS - says Iraq still has germ warfare capabilities.] [Biological defense manager Brigadier General Ralph WOOTEN - cites the ease of production of germ warfare.] Military planners said working on a program to find and analyze germ warfare agents; illustrative scenes shown. [Dugway Proving Grounds, UT, program manager Major Mark GROTKE, United States Army medical command Brigadier General Russ ZAJTCHUK, United States Army research scientist Dr. John MIDDLEBROOK - outline the problems to worry about.] President Clinton's new policy established to respond to any nation using of germ warfare noted.
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