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North Korea / Missile Test #836540

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 05, 2006
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(Studio: Harry Smith) An emergency U.N. meeting in response to North Korea’s missile tests reported.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The missile tests reviewed; animation shown; details given of the types of missiles that were fired. [Union of Concerned Scientists David WRIGHT†- comments on the failure of the long-range Taepodong-2.] [Department of Homeland Security Penrose ALBRIGHT†- comments on the capability of the Scud and No-Dong missiles.] North Korea’s intentions discussed.

(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(White House: Jim Axelrod) The White House attempt to downplay the missile test and focus on a diplomatic solution featured. [President BUSH – says there should be more than one nation speaking to North Korea.]

(Studio: Harry Smith) Japan’s call for U.N. action, including a demand that North Korea halt its ballistic missile program, noted.

(Tokyo: Barry Petersen) The angry reaction in Japan featured; scenes shown of gunfire between Japanese & North Korean ships. [Advisor to Japan’s prime minister Yukio OKAMOTO†- says we have to get ready for a showdown by beefing up our defense capabilities.] [House of Councillors† Keiichiro ASAO†- notes Japan’s anti-ballistic missile system is not 100 percent accurate.]

Smith, Harry;
Martin, David;
Axelrod, Jim;
Petersen, Barry

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