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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 27, 1976
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(Studio) Votes may indicate how Congress will deal with Ford budget. Defense Secretary Don. Rumsfeld testifies for $100 billion defense budget.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Chart shows USSR nil. build-up in 1965 and 1975 in terms of manpower, ICBMs and warheads. Rumsfeld tells House Armed Services Committee of USSR 's continued arms build-up while United States defense budget shrunk. [RUMSFELD - says consequences for United States or world stability will be adverse if present trends not checked.] Representative Les Aspin says budget loaded with unnecessary projects.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike

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