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Ford / Massachusetts / Def. / Schlesinger #35164

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 07, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford campaigns in Massachusetts.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Massachusetts) Ford shakes hands in crowd.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Boston, Massachusetts) [FORD - refers to administration appts. Our allies and adversaries must not be misled. No change in devotion to American strength and vigilance.] He criticizes Congress for defense budget cuts.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(DC) Farewell review held for Air Force Secretary John L. McLucas. 1st public speech for Defense Secretary James Schlesinger since his firing. [SCHLESINGER - says must recognize American's role and mission in complex times. Must forge ntl. consensus with regard to United States military role.] Schlesinger reported too proud to engage in mudslinging even though he was not allowed to leave with dignity. He makes farewell address from Pentagon Monday
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Kaplow, Herbert;
Reasoner, Harry

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