CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 14, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon and anti-ballistic missile supporters take heart from Vermont Senator Winston Prouty.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Prouty says anti-ballistic missile will protect United States against sneak missile attack by Soviets. [PROUTY - says at present President can only do 2 things if knows missiles coming. 1 is do nothing, and other is unleash full nuclear power. Could have 3rd option with ABM.] Prouty says made up mind week ago. [Senator John TOWER - says can count on 51 Senators to support ABM. Calls it victory.] Senator Stuart Symington to call for closed session Thursday to discuss classified report on testing ground in Pacific, pushed by opponents as test site rather than North Dakota or MT.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
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