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Missiles / MX Midgetman #100498

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 19, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Reagan said announcing plans for modernization of United States nuclear forces. Details and costs given.

(Vandenburg AFB: Rick Inderfurth) MX scenes shown. Capping of number of MX missiles and Congress decision that fixed silo storage is improper recalled. [Sen Albert GORE - calls for better ways to deploy land-based missiles.] Rail garrison method of storing missiles explained. [Director ICBM Modernization General Charles MAY - explains action in event of attack.] Midgetman said preferred to MX.

Inderfurth, Rick;
Jennings, Peter

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