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Non-Proliferation Treaty / Rusk #200010

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 09, 1968
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(Studio) Secretary of State Dean Rusk before Senate Foreign Relations Committee to speak re: nuclear non-proliferation treaty.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Rusk pleads for treaty ratification for 2 hrs. [RUSK - says treaty's purpose in national interests. If no USSR , still good treaty. Hope Senator will see what they can do during this session. No shred of understanding between United States and USSR with regard to spheres of influence and Czechoslovakia.] Major Senate floor fight on treaty lies ahd. Senator Mike Mansfield says he has votes for treaty to pass, but chances look 50 - 50.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Kalb, Marvin;
Reasoner, Harry

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