CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 15, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: David Martin) President Bush reported overriding Defense Secretary Dick Cheney's order that Looking Glass aircraft, fleet of planes that fly every day to provide immediate response to nuclear war, be relieved of emergency status; details given of declining nuclear threat from USSR . [Brookings Institution spokesperson Bruce BLAIR - comments on Looking Glass; comments on response of Bush and national security advisor Brent Scowcroft to Cheney's plan.] [CHENEY - comments.]
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