ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 12, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Sam Donaldson) Resumption in Geneva of US-USSR arms talks with new Soviet chief negotiator Yuli Vorontsov, replacing Viktor Karpov, and with US chief negotiator Max Kampelman being elevated to rank of State Department counselor examined; details given, scenes shown. President Reagan's criticism of USSR sincerity quoted on screen. [Last Friday, KAMPELMAN - warns USSR against backtracking.] [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - calls for immediate deployment of initial phase of SDI/Star Wars.] Vice President George Bush's press secretary Marlin Fitzwater reported replacing outgoing President press spokesperson Larry Speakes; details given. [FITZWATER - jokes about himself.]
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