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National Def. / Anti-Ballistic Missile System / Nonproliferation Treaty #3901

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 20, 1969
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Melvin Laird says USSR working on new anti-ballistic missile system and building up weapons supply. Laird urges ratification of nuclear nonproliferation treaty before Senator For. Relations Committee
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Committee members against anti-ballistic missile systems. [LAIRD - says USSR progresses with new anti-ballistic missile system. Former Defense Secretary Robert McNamara' s assessment of Chinese threat was correct. Lean towards protection for Americans] ABM go-ahead may be overruled by Congress
REPORTER: Bob Clark

Reporter(s):
Clark, Bob;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:02:40

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