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Brown / Senate Armed Services Committee #261587

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 13, 1979
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Harold Brown reported giving Senator Armed Services Committee details of President Carter's proposed defense spending increases
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Brown's testimony outlined; criticism by Senator Henry Jackson noted. [BROWN - says budget wasn't put together to sell Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II.] [JACKSON - responds.] [BROWN - comments.] [Senator Sam NUNN - welcomes plan; explains.] Nunn said not deciding on Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II until he's examined entire defense budget next month Question of what other federal programs have to be cut in order to pay for defense increase said not answered by Brown.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Senator reported approving compromise 1980 defense legislature; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike

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