CBS REPORTS: THE DEFENSE OF THE UNITED STATES, PT. 2: THE NUCLEAR BATTLEFIELD (TV)

Summary

One in this series of irregularly scheduled in-depth reports. Dan Rather introduces this program, the second in a series of five documentaries on the United States' national defenses. This installment features interviews with Gen. Pierre Callois, former chief of the French air force, and others; with footage of Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger.

Preservation of the Post–World War II American Television Documentary Collection is supported in part by a Federal Save America’s Treasures grant administered by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: June 15, 1981 Monday 10:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:52:00
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T81:0761
  • GENRE: Public affairs/Documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: U S - Defenses
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1959-
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CREDITS

    • Howard Stringer … Executive Producer, Writer
    • Andrew Lack … Senior Producer
    • Judy Crichton … Producer, Director, Writer
    • Leslie Cockburn … Director, Writer
    • Dan Rather … Reporter
    • Harry Reasoner … Reporter
    • Pierre Callois
    • Caspar Weinberger