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Nightline Investigation: Nuclear Secrets For Sale: The New Black Market #647244

ABC Special for Wednesday, Mar 04, 1992

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  • An examination of the potential sale of portions of the former USSR's nuclear weapons and conventional military arsenal for profit with Ted Koppel (ABC), documentary reporter Herve Brusini, nuclear expert Thomas Cochran, Arkady Chuvin of Techsnabexport, Italian prosecutor Romano Dolce, and excerpts of conversations between unidentified buyers and sellers of weapons and technology.
  • Taped segment with Dave Marash (ABC), Arzamas 16 Director Yuri Trutniev, former Soviet physicist Roald Sagdeev, former nuclear weapons lab director Lev Feoktistev, Mayak complex director Evgeny Druzhkov, Russian nuclear expert William Potter, and CIA Director Robert Gates.

  • Duration:
    00:29:00

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