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MX Missile #542417

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 19, 1985
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(Studio) Arguments for and against MX missile recalled; Senator approval of President Reagan's request for further MX funding announced.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Senator debate and final vote examined; Vice President George Bush mentioned prepared to break tie. Debate remarks of Senators Edward Kennedy, Robert Byrd, James McClure outlined. [Senator Arlen SPECTER - notes closeness of vote.] Senator Robert Packwood mentioned. [Arms Control director Ken. ADELMAN - describes lobbying Specter.] [SPECTER - knows President's position.] [REAGAN- thinks MX passage sends message of peace to USSR .] [SPECTER - explains his support for MX funding; mentions current arms talks in Geneva; denies being influenced by White House; thinks House will pass funding as well.]
REPORTER: John Dancy {Artist: Art Lien}

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) White House preparation for victory in Senate described; bill's chances in House discussed.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace, Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Dancy, John;
Wallace, Chris;
Lien, Art

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