Writer RICHARD PRESTON talks with Barbara Bogaev about the emerging threat of biological weapo... Writer RICHARD PRESTON talks with Barbara Bogaev about the emerging threat of biological weapons. In this week's The New Yorker magazine, Preston writes about the former Soviet Union's research into biological weapons. His new novel "Cobra" (Random House) explores the use of bio-weapons in a civilian setting. PRESTON also wrote the international bestseller "The Hot Zone" (Random House). 12:28:30 FORWARD PROMO (:29)12:29:00 I.D. BREAK (:59)12:
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Writer RICHARD PRESTON talks with Barbara Bogaev about the emerging threat of biological weapo...

Writer RICHARD PRESTON talks with Barbara Bogaev about the emerging threat of biological weapo...

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Writer RICHARD PRESTON talks with Barbara Bogaev about the emerging threat of biological weapons. In this week's The New Yorker magazine, Preston writes about the former Soviet Union's research into biological weapons. His new novel "Cobra" (Random House) explores the use of bio-weapons in a civilian setting. PRESTON also wrote the international bestseller "The Hot Zone" (Random House). 12:28:30 FORWARD PROMO (:29)12:29:00 I.D. BREAK (:59)12: