ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 19, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford speaks to American Legion convention
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Minneapolis, Minnesota) [FORD - says must recommend $2-3 billion for strategic arms if no Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) agreement.] Ford warns Congress that reckless action to cripple intelligence services would be catastrophic, because ability to monitor Soviet compliance necessary. [FORD - hopes 80% of Portuguese who support democrat will prevail. Must find solution free from outside pressure.] Says future detente success depends on concrete results.
REPORTER: Steve Bell
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