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Defense Budget / Missiles #82979

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 08, 1983
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(Studio) Representative Joseph Addabbo's response to Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's testimony today calling for halt to cuts in defense budget noted; Addabbo's role in stalling MX missile program recalled.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) President Reagan's formation of panel to develop new basing mode for MX following Congress rejection of original plan recalled; panel's int in Midgetman missile, rejected by Weinberger, examined. Details of Midgetman outlined on screen; role of Minuteman missiles, Trident sub product and continuing research in ballistic missile defense systems in panel's considerations discussed.
REPORTER: John McWethy

Reporter(s):
McWethy, John;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:02:10

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