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NATO Meeting #232305

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 10, 1974
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(Studio) At NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) mins.' meeting in Brussels, Defense Secretary James Schlesinger cautions North Atlantic allies not to look to United States for protection if they decide to cut military budgets.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Brussels, Belgium) Many nations believe standardization of weapons is answer to NATO's problems. NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) film of military equipment shown. If real war occurs, various NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) forces would be unable to help each other because of vast differences in weapons. Schlesinger concerned about incring. mobility of USSR 's overseas forces. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger also at meeting, pondering own problems; details given. Kissinger likely to ask NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) cntrys. to adopt common oil policy and negotiating position.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Bill

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