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Nuclear Bombs and Unstable Powers #71327

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 27, 1981
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(Studio) Senator Alan Cranston's warning about India and Pakistan's incring. nuclear capabilities outlined.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) Concern by United States that Pakistan will share its nuclear weapons capability with Libya, denied by Colonel Muammar el-Kadhafi, examined; films shown. Iraq, with materials provided by France and Italy, reported having nuclear weapons within 2 years; Israel's concern over Iraq's nuclear capabilities noted. CIA said determining Israel is nuclearly capable due to shipments from Pennsylvania plant in 1960's; details given. Implications of situation involving nuclear weapons, United States and USSR in 1973 Arab-Israeli war explained.
REPORTER: Marshall Frady

(Studio) Further coverage of issue on tonight's "Closeup" announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Frady, Marshall;
Reynolds, Frank

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