ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 08, 1971
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(Studio) Buildup of Soviet war ships in Mediterranean prompts Secretary Defense Melvin Laird to call for major redeployment of navies.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(6th fleet, Mediterranean) United States aircraft carrier America provides air cover for other ships in fleet. [Commander Vice Admiral Gerald MILLER - stresses importance of modernization to keep up with USSR navy which has better propulsion systems.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson
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