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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 06, 1972
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(Studio) Secretary Defense Melvin Laird testifies before House and Senator Armed Services Cmtes. Expresses reservations about US-Soviet Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) treaty.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Capitol Hill) Laird says his support of treaty hinges on Congress acceptance of new supersonic submarine and manned bomber. [LAIRD - says he will not support arms limitation agreement if Congress doesn't move forward on Trident submarine and B-1 bomber. Says Congress disapproval would put American security and negotiating power in jeopardy.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Mudd, Roger;
Schieffer, Bob

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