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Carter / No B-1 #494328

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 30, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter surprises almost everyone with halt of B-1 bomber product US defense now to be built on submarines, ICEM's, B-52 bombers and cruise missile. President says if relations with USSR go bad, he'll order B-1 built, but not now.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Expectations had been that Carter would approve at least some of program. [CARTER - makes announcement.] Decisions may not make Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) negotiations any easier, as USSR is concerned with regard to cruise missile and will try to limit number to be produced. Carter says he doesn't want to do that.
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger

(DC) Capabilities of cruise missile noted, incling. strength over that of bomb dropped on Hiroshima. Navy's developing one to launch from ships. (Film shown.) Air Force officials learned of decisions just before news conference Defense Secretary Harold Brown recommended cruise missile development
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

(Studio) Decision will shape American nuclear power for years
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Berger, Marilyn;
Chancellor, John;
Quinn, Charles

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