ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 14, 1971
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(Studio) Senator Hubert H. Humphrey maintains temporary halt in weapons deployment could help Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) talks.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Humphrey suggests funds for multiple warhead missiles be placed in escrow, until President Nixon and Congress decide developments in USSR warrant further testing and deployment. [HUMPHREY - says United States and USSR realizing security can be obtained by political accommodation.] [Senator James BUCKLEY - says cannot ignore USSR spending $3 billion more than United States on military research and development; US continuing to fall behind invites technological Pearl Harbor.]
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman
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