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US-USSR / Nuclear Build-Up / Sac #12817

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 11, 1971
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(Studio) "New York Times" reports American spy satellites over USSR discover build-up of strategic nuclear weapons. Some feel new arms race coming unless international agreement reached. Report on effect of Soviet missile subs on Strategic Air Command (SAC).
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(No location given) Air Force film shows SAC practice sessions. New problem for SAC command post. Soviet missile subs. cut reaction time in half. SAC bomber force scattered to satellite bases around country [SAC commander General Bruce HOLLOWAY - explains how subs foul up operation.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Bergstrom AFB, Texas) 12 bases exist for planes to go. Morale problem at satellite bases. 8 more satellite bases being set up.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry

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