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Laird, Melvin R.
Laird's routine favor
Secretary Laird: Curtailing Pentagon "surveillance" of civilians
Laird's look at the War
Laird's call to arms
Tells plan to cut military at Air Force Academy graduation
Secretary Laird: GI front-line combat to be ended by July, 1971
Expects draft beyond 1971
Sees possible cut of 100,000 in draft this year.
Tries to swing liberal votes for Safeguard antiballistic missle (ABM)
Predicts further cuts in military manpower and spending.