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Terrorism / Radioactive Material #730848

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 13, 2003
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(Israel: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The GAO report suggesting the US is not doing enough to prevent terrorists from getting radioactive material, which could be used to make dirty bombs, examined; details given about the arrest in Thailand of a man trying to sell cesium and about the search for radioactive material in the former Soviet Union; criticism of the US Department of Energy quoted from the report; scenes shown of the arrest in Thailand. [Radiological weapons expert Dr. Charles FERGUSON†- comments on missing radioactive sources.] [Senator Daniel AKAKA†- says this is a huge danger.] [Arms control expert Michael LEVI†- says the Energy Department needs to be spending more money abroad.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Myers, Lisa
Duration:
00:02:30

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