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Nuclear Threat / International Conference #962695

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 12, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(White House: Jake Tapper) President Obama's summit to keep nuclear material from the hands of terrorists & rogue nations, like Iran, examined; details given about the decision by Ukraine to get rid of all its uranium & the classified operation to secure enriched uranium in Chile; statistics on enriched uranium & plutonium cited. [White House counterterrorism adviser John BRENNAN†- calls this a priority item.] [OBAMA - says Al Qaeda wants to secure nuclear weapons.] [Vice President Joe BIDEN - cites the potential danger from uranium.] [National Nuclear Security Administration Andrew BIENIAWSKI†- comments on Chile.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) Some key facts about countries with the atomic bomb or enriched uranium & plutonium reviewed; details given about concerns about Russia, former Soviet republics & Pakistan & security at US facilities. [Harvard University Belfer Center for Science professor Matthew BUNN†- says we need to lock down this material.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Tapper, Jake;
Thomas, Pierre

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