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Stealth Aircraft Dvt. #272480

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 27, 1980
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(Studio) United States development of top secret aircraft, invisible to radar, recalled; House Armed Services Committee said questioning why plane's development was kept secret from Congress
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(DC) House said angry over press and broadcast leaks with regard to Stealth; details given, magazine and newspaper headlines shown. Committee's concern over leaks due to public knowledge of information they recd.; Defense Secretary Harold Brown mentioned. [Pentagon policy official Admiral Daniel MURPHY - says leaks aren't unexpected; explains.] [Representative Samuel STRATTON - responds.] Representative Robin Beard said viewing leaks as deliberate by administration [BEARD - comments.] [MURPHY - calls for legal action against those responsible.] Committee reported asking Brown to testify after upcoming holiday.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Benton, Nelson;
Kuralt, Charles

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