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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 09, 1969
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(Studio) Pentagon agrees not to start bldg, MBT-70 super tanks until plans reviewed. Price has incrd. Senator votes down amendment to halt purchase of C-5A transports.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) Senator William Proxmire cites bad record of Air Force with regard to C-5As, Senator Stuart Symington for C-5A. Senator John Stennis says no choice, but to go through with C-5-A construction. Senator votes 64-23 to permit building Critics demoralized by poor showing.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker Artist: Steve Cohen

Huntley, Chet;
Kiker, Douglas

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