ABC Evening News for Friday, May 26, 1972
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(Studio) 3 hawkish critics of arms control, Senators Goldwater, Tower, and Jackson, informed of probable terms of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) agreement from Moscow. Their hostility toward agreement influenced President Nixon's position in negotiations.
REPORTER: HR; Bill Gill (quoted)
(DC) [Senator Henry JACKSON - disturbed by arms agreement.] [Defense Secretary Melvin LAIRD - pleased with treaty, but doesn't want drastic cuts in defense appropriations.] Herb Block of Washington "Post" has editorial cartoon on situation.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
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