Senator George Smathers Reports - Senator Stuart Symington

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  • ca. 1950s

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  • 4:45; b&w; sound; V-184 AA329; M89-17

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  • Senator George Smathers interviews Senator Stuart Symington of Missouri, former director of the Strategic Air Command. Senator Symington responds to President Eisenhower's 1958 State of the Union Address. He asserts that the United States is falling behind the Russians in missile research, bomber and submarine production and military spending. He complains that more military development is needed, especially in the wake of Sputnik. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.

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