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Clifford / Anti-Ballistic Missile / USSR / Vietnam #442205

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 05, 1968
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(Studio) Past anti-ballistic missile Senator debate recounted. Defense Secretary Clark Clifford tells National Press Club that plans for system are firm and American house of peace must be built on rock of military power.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) [CLIFFORD - says shouldn't be led into thinking strong United States point to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) no longer necessary. Some felt USSR was better neighbor than in 1940s. Recent events show that American military presence in West Europe still needed. NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) allies must reflect on our and their security. When and if US negotiates, must do so from strength.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Clifford says United States military cmdrs. ready to deal with Vietnam offensive.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David

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