CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 18, 1980
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(Studio) Air Force environmental impact report re:MX missile system reported released. Though lengthy, report said opposed by environmentalists.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Ecologists' opposition to system reported Their appeal to Ronald Reagan to kill project noted. [National Audubon Soc. Rupert CUTLER - calls project ill-advised.] Yesterday's news conference of Air Force officials reported in support of system. [Air Force Undersecretary Antonia Handler CHAYES - believes impact not so great.] Ronald Reagan said expected to call for review of whole system.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas
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