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B-1 Bomber / House Vote #252865

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 28, 1977
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(Studio) House votes to fund development of B-1 bomber, on which President is presently making decision.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Representative Joseph Addabbo proposed amendment to defense appropriations measure to cut B-1 funds, but it failed and bomber opponents now say President will believe passage of bill shows public approval for it. [Representative Robert DORNAN - notes overwhelming vote for bomber; believes it will show public desire for it.] (Defense Department film shown.) House Appropriations Committee chairperson George Mahon predicts President will approve building some bombers.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike

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