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Reagan / Defense Budget #104317

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 17, 1986
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(DC: Jeanne Meserve) Reagan administration's reaction to House version of defense budget featured. [Courtesy NBC, Treasury Secretary James BAKER - considers House cuts a danger to national security] House legislature outlined, discussed. [Courtesy "This Wk.", former national security adviser Robert McFARLANE, Representative Les ASPIN - debate role of defense cuts in President's foreign policy.] Call for limits on strategic defense initiative (SDI or Star Wars) and adherence to Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II from former Nixon, Carter, Ford officials noted. [Former national security adviser Brent SCOWCROFT - comments.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Meserve, Jeanne

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