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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 09, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford's trip to Louisville, Kentucky, canceled, apparently due to busing problems. WHAS-TV reports Secret Service pre-trip report noted that the mood was such that Ford visit could cause demonstrations in Louisville. Police Chief Russell McDaniel says police felt security risk great at this time. Ford to hold news conference CBS to cover it live at 8 p.m. EST. Ford helps Navy celebrate 200th birthday.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [FORD - says adequate spending for national defense is insurance policy for peace.] Ford won't cut defense funds.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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