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Brown Retirement / New Chiefs #54530

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 30, 1978
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(Studio) Retirement of General George Brown and differences of opinion between him and Carter administration with regard to United States strength as compared to that of USSR reported.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Andrews AFB) Film of Brown shown. [BROWN - is concerned United States military is weak. Urges build-up.] At Pentagon, Carter appts. new chiefs of staff. [CARTER - says United States is military strong.] General David Jones, Admiral Thomas Hayward, General Lew Allen, new chiefs, said considered more liberal than predecessors. Too much compliance with White House said feared.
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

Donaldson, Sam;
Wordham, Bill

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