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    A PANEL OF SENATORS IS TRYING TO FIND OUT WHERE WE STAND ON MILITARY MIGHT COMPARED TO RUSSIA.

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    TRANSCRIPT: JOHNSON: "ARE YOU READY TO SAY......."



    TRANSCRIPT: ".....IF WE GET A SHELLACKING."




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    Background: A PANEL OF SENATORS IS TRYING TO FIND OUT WHERE WE STAND ON MILITARY MIGHT COMPARED TO RUSSIA.

    YESTERDAY, THEY LISTENED TO TWO OF THE MEN, WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE NATION'S DEFENSE.

    THE SENATORS HEARD FROM SECRETARY OF DEFENSE MC-ELROY AND GENERAL NATHAN TWINING, WHO IS CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF.

    COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN LYNDON JOHNSON ASKED MC-ELROY TO COMMENT ON REPORTS THAT THE SOVIET UNION IS AHEAD OF US IN THE PRODUCTION OF INTERCONTINENTA......
    ....BALLISTIC MISSILES. MC ELROY'S ANSWER WE'RE NOT RACING THE SOVIETS "MISSILE FOR MISSILE".

    THEN, FROM JOHNSON: A BRIEF, DIRECT QUESTION:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2LY840YPQWNNXH46VN2MN8ZIA
    Media URN:
    VLVA2LY840YPQWNNXH46VN2MN8ZIA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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