NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 14, 1984
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's contd opposition to cutting his budget noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Pressure from Republicans on President Reagan to pare defense budget, amidst reports that Reagan now backs Weinberger, examined; films shown. [Senator John CHAFEE, Governor John CARLIN - cite need to include defense in budget cuts.] [REAGAN - jokes about sleeping in cabinet meeting] Former OMB assistant director Lawrence Kudlow's explanation of Weinberger's tactic outlined, discussed. [KUDLOW - describes Weinberger' s methods.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace
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