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MX Missile / Funding Legis. #281595

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 14, 1982
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(Studio) President Reagan reported announcing compromise on MX missile funding.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) [REAGAN - explains need for compromise.] Details of compromise outlined on screen, discussed. [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - doesn't have alternatives to dense pack basing mode.] Question of current lame duck session of Congress accepting compromise noted.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(DC) President's reaction to House efforts to pass continuing resolution legislature which contains Democrat jobs bill as well as funding for MX noted. [Representative Silvio CONTE - quotes Reagan.] [Representative Jim WRIGHT - responds.] House noted approving pay increase for self; Senator Howard Baker's assessment of possibility of House and Senator resolving differences by Friday mentioned.
REPORTER: Jacqueline Adams

Adams, Jacqueline;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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