CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 29, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced [President aide Edwin MEESE - jokes about Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger and MX missile.] Continuing controversy over MX described.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Warren AFB, Wyoming) Ongoing debate over deployment of MX examined. [October 2, 1981, President REAGAN - notes "window of vulnerability."] Minuteman missile deployment compared to planned MX system. [Lieutenant General Kelly BURKE - notes importance of basing mode.] [Stanford Linear Accelerator Research Center spokesperson Sidney DRELL - responds.] Carter administration plans recalled; Reagan admin. response, as well as alternatives suggested by Pentagon, listed. [BURKE - reacts to criticism of MX plan to use Minuteman silos.] [DRELL - calls for 3rd choice; explains.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
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