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MX Missile #84198

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 11, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Congress subcommittee vote to provide funds for research and development of basing mode for MX missile and implications for administration examined; details outlined on screen. Lobbying efforts of Brent Scowcroft with Senator Bob Kasten and others cited as example President Reagan's letter to Senators on issue mentioned. [Representatives Joseph ADDABBO, Thomas DOWNEY, Albert GORE - debate issue.] Secretary of State George Shultz's meeting with Reagan today mentioned. [REAGAN - comments on "build-down" concept.] Build-down theory explained.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

Brinkley, David;
Gibson, Charles

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