Armed Forces: New Life for the B-70

When Defense Secretary Robert McNamara advised the Joint Chiefs of Staff to be candid with Congress, he need not have passed the word to tough-talking Air Force Chief of Staff Curtis LeMay. LeMay always says what he thinks—and what he thinks is clear and consistent: U.S. long-range striking power is being neglected. LeMay fought for greater strategic bomber strength as boss of the Strategic Air Command, and last week he took on the Kennedy Administration with gusto. Taking blunt issue with McNamara's proposed 1962-63 budget, LeMay told the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee...

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