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Kissinger / Congress / Foreign Aid #35139

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 06, 1975
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(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger testifies for administration with regard to foreign aid.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Kissinger wants $4.7 billion. [KISSINGER - says if Israel's aid cut, she couldn't meet military or economy needs and weakness could tempt neighbors to seek military solutions.] [Representative Clement ZABLOCKI - asks if Americans will accept domestic cuts while Mideast gets what it asked.] [KISSINGER - says consequences of turmoil in Mideast will be more costly than aid requested. It's investment in peace.] Kissinger asked if his power impaired by cabinet shake-up. [KISSINGER - says no change in my contact with President] Kissinger must convince Congress to okay aid.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry

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