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MX Missile #523688

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 02, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Linda Ellerbee

(DC) Issue of MX missile deployment examined. [Arms control expert Herbert SCOVILLE - thinks program should be canceled.] Program's beginnings recalled. [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - thinks invulnerable ground-based system is difficult to find.] [October 1, 1981, President REAGAN - comments on USSR capabilities.] [Senator John TOWER - wants permanent program decided.] Various deployment ideas described, discussed; concept of "dense" pack explained. [SCOVILLE - thinks debate will die.] [TOWER, WEINBERGER - won't abandon ideas yet.] [SCOVILLE - responds.]
REPORTER: Bob Abernethy

Abernethy, Bob;
Ellerbee, Linda

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