NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 20, 1970
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Melvin Laird reports to Senate committee says USSR building missiles; this threatens to make United States 2nd class power; defended anti-ballistic missile need for new weapons will depend on any agreements with Russia on limiting mil. hardware; also said thousands of Americans can be brought back from Vietnam this year
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(No location given) [LAIRD - says if USSR conts. with missile system they will be ahead of us; prepared to go forward with Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) talks.]
REPORTER: David Brinkley (narrates)
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