Oct 10, 2002

Press release Nat Geo nuke terror doc., October 13

NUCLEAR TERRORISM: BLINDING HORIZONS WITH SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT PETER BERGEN, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EXPLORER INVESTIGATES THE SECRET WORLD OF NUCLEAR SMUGGLING TO ANSWER THE QUESTION: CAN NUCLEAR TERRORISM REALLY THREATEN THE UNITED STATES? Premieres on Sunday, October 13, 2002, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on MSNBC (Washington, D.C. September 18, 2002) One of the most disturbing legacies of September 11th is the realization that no threat scenario is impossible. The United States must face the likelihood that another attack within its borders can happen at any time, and a great concern is whether the terrorists could be armed with nuclear weapons. Last October, there was an alleged search for illegal nuclear materials in New York City? a search that officials will not confirm nor deny. Just this spring, U.S. authorities announced that a terrorist plot to detonate a radioactive.