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MX Missile #317217

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 23, 1987
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(Studio: Charles Osgood) Report introduced.

(DC: David Martin) House Armed Services Committee reported said accusing United States Air Force of covering up problems with MX missile guidance system manufactured by Northrop; missile's role in President Reagan's nuclear arsenal noted. Details given, scenes shown. [Northrop spokesperson Tony CANTAFIO - defs. company's guidance unit's reliability.] House chairperson Les Aspin's contradiction of United States Air Force's claim regarding successful MX missile test rate noted. Basis of committee 's allegation of United States Air Force cover-up explained. Federal grand jury mentioned investigating Northrop.

Martin, David;
Osgood, Charles

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