NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 27, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Reports introduced.
(White House: John Cochran) President Bush's recent decisions and upcoming speech on nuclear weapons featured. [BUSH - says new world we've entered means changes in our national security strategy.] [In July, BUSH - comments.] Results given of NBC News/"Wall Street Journal" poll on defense spending and likelihood of major war. Bush's irritation with the stalled economy mentioned.
(Pentagon: Fred Francis) Bush's plans to reduce multiple warhead missiles featured; scenes shown of various missiles. [Defense strategist Harlan ULLMAN - says this is the time to reduce nuclear forces.] Location of Soviet nuclear weapons mapped on screen. [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman General Colin POWELL - comments.] Probable US reduction in sea launch cruise missiles and short-range nuclear arsenal in Europe; Bush's support of B-2 bomber noted.
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