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Anti-Ballistic Missile / Pentagon Views #445518

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 12, 1969
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(Studio) Pentagon Director of Research and Dvt. Dr. John Foster says anti-ballistic missile deployment is imperative. Foster says USSR conts. to dev., and, if United States doesn't act soon, will be too little, too late.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) Possible Soviet buildup of forces main argument for ABM. Doesn't take United States subs. and airborne weapons. Responsible for underwater missile fleet, Rear Admiral Gerard C. Smith says subs. invulnerable. Strategic bombers will be dispersed across nation, making them harder to attack. Pentagon wants super insurance against remote possibilities.
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

Goralski, Robert;
Huntley, Chet

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