ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 25, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tonight's State of the Union address by President Reagan announced. Report introduced.
(DC: John McWethy) Senator hearings on arms control treaty with USSR reported; details given, scenes shown. [Senator Joseph BIDEN - supports treaty.] Conservatives' call for "killer" amendments to treaty noted. [Senator Jesse HELMS - accuses Sovs. of duplicity and cheating.] Helms' introduction of classified document that claims USSR already violating treaty reported [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - asks can he get rid of hot document.] Closed meeting of Senate committee and CIA director William Webster to examine Helms' document announced. [SHULTZ - explains what INF treaty will do.] Tenets of INF treaty outlined on screen.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Support of treaty by chairperson of joint chiefs of staff William Crowe and rest of group reported