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Campaign `72 / McGovern / Defense #224913

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 21, 1972
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(Studio) Senator McGovern presents expert panel to defend proposed military cut-back. 92 trained, experienced persons advise McGovern.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Panel says McGovern plan sound. Say administration spends tax dollars for boon-doggles. McGovern would cancel B-1 bomber program; cancel Trident nuclear submarine; reduce troops in NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) ntns.; fully supports Israel; pull out all United States forces from Korea; withdrawal totally from Indochina in 90 days. Debate on foreign policy to be encouraged. [Paul WARRENE - expresses hope of serious response to McGovern proposals.] White House intended to fire big guns at national security program, but changed mind. Admin. limited response to brief handout by Laird, charging "white flag surrender."
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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