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US-Soviet Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) Treaty / Cong. #464685

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 20, 1972
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(Studio) At Congress hearing Secretary Defense Laird reports Russians began new test of ballistic missiles after US-Soviet Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) treaty signed. They will begin testing warheads soon.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Laird tells Senator Armed Services Committee he favors triple play for peace: approval of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) and anti-ballistic missile agreements, more funds for B-1 bomber and trident submarine. [Senator Henry JACKSON - says Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) treaty is ambiguous.] [LAIRD - says number offensive weapons covered by agreement can be verified.] Laird to argue case before Senator For. Relations Committee tomorrow.
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

(Studio) Laird says unless Congress goes ahead with new offensive arms, value of arms limitation agreement will be jeopardized.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Goralski, Robert

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