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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 10, 1969
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(Studio) Navy Procurement Officer says Defense Department and defense contractors underestimate costs on purpose so Congress will approve. Senator Barry Goldwater says need strong defense despite wastes.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [GOLDWATER - says former Defense Secretary Robert McNamara should have been called to testify.] [Procurement Officer Gordon RULE - says shouldn't develop and produce at same time. We're playing games.] [Senator William PROXMIRE - says we've been lied to.] [RULE - says it's wrong but it's disingenuous.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) 76 Congress Democrats call for study of military commitments and costs.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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