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Anti-Ballistic Missile / Senate Debate #446792

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 08, 1969
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(Studio) Senator debates ABM.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) 1/2 Senator against ABM. Senators John Cooper, Albert Gore, and Stuart Symington lead fight. Cooper to ask that money not be allotted for ABM. Chairperson John Stennis asks for secret Senator session. Symington opposes move. [STENNIS - says key factor is whether we'll grant President request for defense weapons he thinks we'll need.] Looks like long debate.
REPORTER: John Chancellor; ARTIST: Leo Hershfield

Chancellor, John;
Huntley, Chet

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