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Ford / Massachusetts / Defense #480689

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 07, 1975
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(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

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John
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00:02:00

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