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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control #106428

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 15, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(DC: Jeanne Meserve) Role of President Reagan's SDI/Star Wars in any long-range missile agreement between United States and USSR reported; animation shown. [January 22, Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - says must seize opportunity to build better world.] Weinberger's last effort to bolster support for SDI/Star Wars prior to leaving office stated. His booklet "The Soviet Space Challenge" discussed. Impact of possible budget cuts in defense spending on SDI/Star Wars noted. Position of next Defense Secretary Frank Carlucci on SDI/Star Wars noted. [CARLUCCI - discusses cost-effectiveness.] Issue of US-USSR agreement without compromise by Reagan on SDI/Star Wars discussed.

Donaldson, Sam;
Meserve, Jeanne

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