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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 07, 1978
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(Studio) House vote to sustain President Carter's veto of defense spending bill noted; bill's provision for aircraft carrier that Carter opposes reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details about House debate and vote given. Audio tape played. [Appropriations Committee George MAHON - links vote to Mideast summit at Camp David.] [Representative Ron DELLUMS - states opposition to funds for nuclear aircraft carrier.] Representative Sam. Stratton's claim that President is trying for congress confrontation to enhance own image outlined. [STRATTON - states views on Carter's action.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones Artist: Arthur Lien

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil

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