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US-USSR Rel. / Summit #106112

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 26, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: John McWethy) President Reagan's continued interest in US-USSR summit mtg. with USSR leader Mikhail Gorbachev reported [REAGAN - says summit still possible, that SDI/Star Wars not a bargaining chip.] Film on space weapons noted prepared by Defense Preparedness Association [REAGAN - calls SDI/Star Wars cornerstone of of national security policy.] Gorbachev's refusal to set date for summit meeting during USSR meeting with Secretary of State George Shultz until there was more progress on space weapons issue recalled; scenes shown. [REAGAN - says Gorbachev may be playing games.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:01:40

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