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Defense Budget / United States and USSR Strength #244204

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 01, 1976
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(Studio) USSR military strength becomes topic as Defense Department submits budget. "Fortune" magazine quote of James Schlesinger cited. Library of Congress study noted. Both say power shifts toward USSR , away from US.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Don. Rumsfeld shown at congress appearance last week Library of Congress study confirms some of Rumsfeld's arguments. Rumsfeld speaks with regard to USSR mil. growth on "Face the Nation" [RUMSFELD - fears USSR military growth may make world unstable.] Report elaborated. Statistics of USSR superiority set forth. Senator John Culver ordered library study. [CULVER - wants spending only in proper areas.] Those who made study deny its implication that United States is losing its position as world power.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Pappas, Ike;
Schieffer, Bob

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