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Anti-Ballistic Missile System #516258

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 17, 1981
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(Studio) Defense Department reported reconsidering possibility of anti-ballistic missile system; past controversy over issue recalled.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) I signing in 1972 by Richard Nixon and Leonid Brezhnev and similar agreement signed by both men in 1974 recalled, shown; details of agreements given. Congress's closing of anti-ballistic missile site at Grand Forks, Michigan, and current effort to reopen site and anti-ballistic missile system examined; films shown. Implication for US-USSR relations of revival of anti-ballistic missile mentioned.
REPORTER: George Lewis

Chancellor, John;
Lewis, George

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