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Defense Spending / Chemical Warfare #37564

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 09, 1975
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(Studio) Senator Armed Services Committee cuts nearly $5 billion from Pentagon's budget request for weapons research and development Details of cuts outlined. Committee approves money to speed up program to development defs. against chemical warfare.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Edward Arsenal, Missouri) Nerve gas alarms tested. Army accelerating chemical warfare program because of what's been learned from Russian combat equipment; details given. [Army weapons expert Dave ENGLISH - discusses advantages of Soviet tank equipped with antichemical warfare equipment.] US and USSR have treaty not to initiate chemical warfare.
REPORTER: Bill Brown

Brown, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry

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