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Eye On America (Nuclear Weapons and Bad Batteries) #653117

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 08, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Joplin, Missouri: Vince Gonzales) The investigation into accusations that Eagle-Picher manufactured defective batteries and sold them to the US government to be used to guide nuclear weapons examined. [Two anonymous Eagle-Picher EMPLOYEES - say the company only seemed to care about meeting shipping deadlines; say Eagle-Picher put special powders into the wrong batteries.] [Eagle-Picher employee Toni GOODWIN - says poorly-made materials went into the batteries; says she was told to stay quiet.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's denial of rumors that President Bush plans to end a moratorium on nuclear testing reported.

Gonzales, Vince;
Rather, Dan

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