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Defense Spending / Cuts / Proxmire #200836

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 27, 1969
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(Studio) Pentagon to cut back on 307 military bases as economy measure. To save $600 million year It will eliminate 65,000 jobs. Senator William Proxmire challenges make-up of Committee to study defense spending. He says military contractors dominate Committee Calls panel "creature of Pentagon." Spokesperson says members chosen as cross-section of important citizens and defense background helped qualify members
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:01:10

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