NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 13, 1969
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(Studio) Last year Congress approved THIN system to protect United States from foreign missiles. Defense Department found 3 locations for them; no residents want them. One location is Libertyville, Illinois. 3 Congress hold hearings in Chicago.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Chicago, Illinois) Hearing deals w/ safety of missiles in heavily populated areas, and anti-ballistic missile system. [Colonel Robert MARSHALL - site 100 mile from Chicago w/ radar and Spartan missile could afford protection against Chinese threat. Could cope w/ unsophisticated attack like Chinese, not Russian.] [Representative sydney YATES - questions need for site.]
REPORTER: John Dancy
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