The American Secretary of State, Dr. Henry Kissinger, told newsmen in Washington on Monday (24?
The American Secretary of State, Dr. Henry Kissinger, told newsmen in Washington on Monday (24 June) that there had been no secret changes made to the 1972 Strategic Arms Limitation Agreement. Senator Henry Jackson, a leading contender for the Democrat Presidential nomination in 1976, made the charge. He said substantive changes had been made to the advantage of the Soviet Union. He said they had been allowed more nuclear armaments than had been announced publicly, and the United States, fewer.
At the news conference, Dr. Kissinger denied the charges. This film contains two excerpts from the conference. a transcript follows.