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Defense Budget / Senate Approval #240845

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 06, 1975
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(Studio) Senator approves $25 billion defense budget.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Passage of bill major victory for Ford administration Senator approves Hubert Humphrey amendment to curb testing of American's maneuverable nuclear warhead; no other attempts to cut budget approved by Senator [Senator Alan CRANSTON - says United States doesn't want to appear isolationist so defense budget not cut. Poor economy also keeps defense budget intact.] [Senator Barry GOLDWATER - believes American people want present military strength kept as is for now.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas Artist: John Hart

(Studio) Final congress approval given in defense bill amendment, authorizing women at West Point and Annapolis.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike

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