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Private Money Reducing Nuclear Threat

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Private Money Reducing Nuclear Threat

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NPR's Michele Kelemen reports from Washington that while the Bush administration is sounding the alarm about the threat posed by weapons of mass destruction, the United States is increasingly relying on charitable donations or private businesses to help Russia get rid of nuclear material. Warren Buffet, America's second richest man, recently gave more than $2 million to keep Soviet-era nuclear material out of the hands of those who would harm the United States.