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Campaign `72 / Republicans and Defense Budget; Welfare #224269

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 10, 1972
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Melvin Laird and Nixon campaign manager Clark MacGregor criticize McGovern policy.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) [LAIRD - presents report criticizing McGovern defense cut proposal. Says Americans supported Eisenhower defense budget which, with inflation, was more than Nixon's.] Defense Comptroller Moot explains report [MacGREGOR - parodies McGovern acceptance speech, calling on McGovern to "come home" to Senator Criticizes McGovern's welfare reform proposals.]
REPORTER: George Herman

Reporter(s):
Herman, George;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:00

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