CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 22, 1972
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(Studio) Gordon Rule, Navy's top civilian official dealing with defense contracts, criticized ship building performance of Litton Industries at Congress hearing 3 days ago. Says mistake to choose Litton chief Roy Ash for high administration office. Pentagon confirms reports Rule's superior, Admiral Isaac Kidd, Junior, reassigns Rule to another job.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) [RULE - says still feels it was mistake for Nixon to appoint Ash to Office Management and Budget. Mil. has so much control over spending it has to be changed. Mil. needs separate organization to control spending. Mil. men not trained to spend money prudently.]
REPORTER: Neil Strawser
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