Present Danger

November 1976
New Republic;11/27/76, Vol. 175 Issue 22, p2
Reports on the formation of the Committee on the Present Danger, a group of prominent Americans formed to alert the nation to the threat of Communism. Expectations of people that James Schlesinger will be appointed as the Secretary of State or Secretary of Defense; Inclusion of Paul Nitze, former Secretary of the Navy in the committee as the chairman of policy studies; Information on the study of the conventional arms race that concluded that it was worth trying for the U.S.-the Soviet Union freeze on defense spending.


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