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Eye On America (Smart Bombs / Battery Problems) #653099

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 07, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Joplin, Missouri: Vince Gonzales) Claims that bad batteries used in smart bomb guidance systems are to blame for accidental civilian deaths in Afghanistan examined; scenes shown of man retrieving bodies of civilians from a bombing site. [Afghan government SPOKESMAN (thru translator) - says Afghan people are not happy about civilian deaths caused by bombing errors.] [Former Eagle-Picher employees Rick PEOPLES, Toni GOODWIN - say the weapons' batteries may not work.] [Two disguised Eagle-Picher EMPLOYEES - say innocent people will be killed; accuse the company of falsified test results and records.]

Reporter(s):
Gonzales, Vince;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:20

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