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Carter / Defense Budget #261559

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 12, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter's call for substantially incrd. defense spending over next few years reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Carter's proposed increases outlined. [CARTER - comments on need for incr.; mentions Iran, USSR .] President said hoping to gain support in Senate for Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II by today's announcement. [Senators Henry JACKSON, Robert DOLE, Dennis DeCONCINI - comment on Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II.] President's speech said officially marking end of "Vietnam complex"; details given.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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