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5:20:20 "STRATEGIC WAR PLAN"
(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(Washington: Jim Stewart) Need for United States to rethink its war plans in light of changing relations with USSR featured; details given of Single Integrated Operational Plan (SIOP), a doomsday plan detailing where each of America's strategic weapons are targeted. [June 12, Senator Dale BUMPERS - comments on SIOP.] Current United States and Soviet nuclear strategies outlined on screen. [Senator Joseph BIDEN - says policy must be based on deterrence, not winning.] [Brookings Institution Bruce BLAIR - says war plan has acquired a life of its own.]
- Chung, Connie;
- Stewart, Jim
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