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Nonproliferation Treaty / Anti-Ballistic Missile System #202152

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 18, 1969
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(Studio) anti-ballistic missile Sentinel system comes up before Senator For. Relations Committee where Secretary of State, Rogers, urges ratification of nuclear nonproliferation treaty.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield wanted assurances from Rogers that US wasn't offering blanket protection to small cntrys. without bomb. [ROGERS - asserts treaty not perfect, but step on road to peace. US won't undertake additional obligations. Not reluctant to enter into arms limitations talks.] [Senator Albert GORE - asks if Rogers would like to see end to arms race.] Rogers refuses to tie ABM's future with disarmament talks.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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