NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 21, 1972
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(Studio) Military budget scrutinized by Senior Senators
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Pentagon) Public criticizes great spending for defense. Navy F-14 fighter plane costs $17 million. Builder said losing money. Formerly cost $8 million. [Chairperson, Armed Services Committee, Senator John STENNIS - says Congress has been too quick to let Defense Department commit it irrevocably to huge contracts. Calls for testing of prototypes before commitments made.]
REPORTER: Robert Goralski
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