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US-USSR Relations / Summit / Star Wars #106867

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 11, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: John McWethy) Controversy over SDI/Star Wars following President Reagan's comments during summit reported; details given, animation shown. [REAGAN - says SDI/Star Wars resolved during summit.] Sovs. and some in admin. reported not agreeing. Mikhail Gorbachev reported stating no progress on issue at summit. Joint statement on agreement to abide by 1972 anti-ballistic missile treaty reported [Arms Control and Disarmament Agency spokesperson Ken. ADELMAN - says differences over SDI/Star Wars papered over so United States and USSR could deal with START.] Negotiations on long-range missiles outlined on screen. Mistakes in wording of INF treaty noted.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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