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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control #107875

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 01, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Geneva, Switzerland: Rick Inderfurth) Possible movement in United States-USSR arms control talks said coming with Mikhail Gorbachev's latest proposal; details given, scenes shown. [Soviet television ANNOUNCER - (thru translator) reports Gorbachev's plan.] [Ambs. Paul NITZE, Max KAMPELMAN - are optimistic.] Outline of current proposal said agreed to at Iceland summit; details reviewed. [KAMPELMAN, Senator Richard LUGAR - comment.]

(London, England: Mike Lee) Reaction here to Gorbachev's proposal examined; details given, scenes shown. Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's expected role as liaison and domestic political benefits for her cited. Responses of West German foreign minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) secretary general Lord Carrington mentioned. [Parliament member Harry GREENWAY - explains basis of Europe's concern over proposal.]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) General Bernard Rogers' fears quoted.

Donaldson, Sam;
Inderfurth, Rick;
Lee, Mike

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