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Air Defense #17450

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 11, 1972
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(Studio) Congress sub-committee reports good United States air defense in N, W, and E, but faulty if United States attacked from South
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Landing of Cuban plane October 26, 1971 results in criticism of United States air defense by House Armed Services Committee Chairperson, Representative F. Edward Hebert. [HEBERT - says enemy plane could enter United States from South, virtually undetected.] Pilot, J. JANSSEN - says it would be easy for a pilot to sneak into United States from South]
REPORTER: Richard Angelico WVUE-TV

(Pentagon) Most officials agree with Representative William Dickenson that issue is slight; United States air defense good.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Peterson, Roger;
Smith, Howard K.

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