Guided Missile

The MX project stays alive

It was a middle-of-the-night meeting that produced a winner's move. The day Congress rejected President Reagan's dense-pack basing proposal for the MX missile and withheld production funds for the weapon, Republican Senators William Cohen of Maine and Warren Rudman of New Hampshire huddled with White House Aide Kenneth Duberstein in a nocturnal conclave in Vice President Bush's Capitol Hill office to figure out what to do next. The Senators urged the Administration to appoint a high-powered bipartisan study commission. "The MX will never fly if it is a...

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