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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 22, 1977
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(Studio) Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves Paul Warnke as head of Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and chief arms negotiator with USSR . Only dissenting votes by Republicans,Michigan Senator Robert Griffin and Missouri Senator John Danforth. Some members of Senator Armed Services Committee still oppose Warnke.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Warnke says position on some issues has changed because world military situation has changed; some imply he's changed in order to get confirmed. [Senator Henry JACKSON - expresses concern with regard to Warnke's position changes.] [Senator John STENNIS - asks how Warnke can avoid stated positions being barrier to effectiveness.] [WARNKE - says he can think of little he's said to diminish effectiveness.] Warnke appears to have votes necessary to be confirmed.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Studio) Senate Intelligence Committee today begins confirmation with regard to CIA dir.-designate, Admiral Stansfield Turner, who is former Annapolis classmate of President's.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Jones, Phil;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:30

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