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Warnke #251343

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 09, 1977
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(Studio) Senator confirms Paul Warnke as chief disarmament negotiator, but with stiff opposition.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [CARTER - notes necessary Senator 2/3 major approval of any US-USSR agreement; suggests those opposed to Warnke may be 1's who don't want reductions in nuclear weapons.] [Senator John TOWER - calls Carter statement demagoguery.] Comments of Senators Howard Baker and Robert Byrd noted. Vote for Warnke's appointment as head of Arms Control and Disarmament Agency cited. [Henry JACKSON - cites belief with regard to USSR reaction.] [Hubert HUMPHREY - says debate really got down to subject of arms control.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones Artist: Aggie Whelan

(Studio) Associated Press reports USSR still insists Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) include cruise missile, despite Carter proposal to exclude missile and Soviet backfire bomber.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil

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