× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Ford / Massachusetts / Defense #480689

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 07, 1975
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) President Ford says firing of Defense Secretary James Schlesinger means no change in United States strong defense policy. Report on mishap.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Westover AFB, Massachusetts) Ford shakes hands with crowd. Flag thrust at Ford, who ducks.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Boston, Massachusetts) Ford speaks to New England government and civic leaders [FORD - says will be softness with regard to national defense of United States and its vital security interests. Deplores what Congress has done to defense budget.] Ford says Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) to continue, but he wouldn't make bad agreement that couldn't be verified.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Secret Service says Ford didn't duck flag but tripped over woman in wheelchair.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.