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Reagan / Weapons Decisions #274177

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 05, 1981
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(Studio) President Reagan's decisions on United States defense system noted meeting with strong criticism from heretofore supporters.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Senator Armed Services Committee hearing on Reagan's plan for MX missile deployment examined. [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairperson General David JONES - thinks plan proposed by Jimmy Carter is best way to go.] [Senator Henry JACKSON and Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - debate President's decision.] [Senator John TOWER - criticizes administration's proposal.] Weinberger noted believing compromise defense package is feasible; Senator Robert Byrd's reaction mentioned.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Reporter(s):
Pappas, Ike;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:00

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