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US-USSR Relations / Summit / Long-Range Missiles #107281

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 06, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Secretary of State George Shultz reported stating medium- range missile treaty to be signed at summit finally finished. Report introduced.

(DC: Kenneth Walker) Positions of United States and USSR on long-range missile treaty reported; details given, scenes shown. [On "This Wk.", SHULTZ - says President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev agreed on basic elements of long-range missile treaty at earlier summit.] [On CBS, chief United States arms negotiator Max KAMPELMAN - says wording agreed on at Geneva, but some issues not yet resolved.] Unresolved issues said to be sublimits and verification; animation shown. Reagan-Gorbachev Reykjavik summit recalled. Focus this week on SDI/Star Wars reported; animation shown. [On "This Wk., "Soviet foreign ministry spokesperson Gennady GERASIMOV - says Star Wars is problem.] [SHULTZ - responds.] Other issues at summit said to be human rights and USSR 's withdrawal from Afghanistan. [On NBC, White House chief of staff Howard BAKER - discusses summit's goals.] Summit mtgs. this week previewed.

Donaldson, Sam;
Walker, Kenneth.

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