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Dying Elephants/Missile Defense Systems

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Dying Elephants/Missile Defense Systems

Dying Elephants/Missile Defense Systems

Dying Elephants/Missile Defense Systems

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Since 1983, several elephants born in North American zoos have died mysteriously. This week, scientists say they've pinpointed the virus that killed the captive elephants. In this hour, we'll get explanation for the deaths. Plus, we'll talk about the technology behind the national missile defense system, and whether such a system is even possible. Guests: Laura Richman Veterinary Pathologist Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Baltimore, Maryland Richard Montali Head, Department of Pathology National Zoo Washington, DC John Pike Director, Space Policy Project Federation of American Scientists Washington, DC Keith Payne Professor, National Security Studies Program Georgetown University President National Institute for Public Policy Fairfax, Virginia