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Anti-Ballistic Missile / Senate / 2 Debate #203550

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 14, 1969
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(Studio) Senator anti-ballistic missile hearing hears 2.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [MIT Dr. Jerome WIESNER - says anti-ballistic missile to do little good; might accelerate arms race, and waste money.] [Dr. Edward TELLER - says anti-ballistic missile should be approved for 1 year and needs $900 million. Would have idea of shortcomings in year] [WIESNER - calls test a mistake.] [TELLER - says sure defense difficult. Must try to acquire it.] [WIESNER - says must have courage not to deploy all we develop.] [TELLER - tells of difficulty of debating ABM.] [WIESNER - says we need good hard point defense] 2 disagree on everything.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce
Duration:
00:04:00

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