NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 13, 1984
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's sustained opposition to cutting defense budget noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) President Reagan reported allegedly backing Weinberger's opposition to defense cuts resulting in open discord within administration; details given. OMB director David Stockman's proposed cuts in Pentagon budget and Weinberger's counterproposal outlined on screen, discussed. [WEINBERGER - denies truth of reports he had supported military pay freeze proposal.] Criticism of Weinberger's proposal explained. [Senator Robert DOLE - doesn't expect Congress approval of budget unless Weinberger cooperates.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace
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