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US-USSR Relations / Inf Treaty / NATO vs. USSR / Tanks #115589

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 14, 1988
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(Studio: Brit Hume) Senator reported encouraged by last-min. resolutions to problems with INF treaty between United States and USSR ; possibility of treaty ratification prior to President Reagan-Mikhail Gorbachev summit meeting in Moscow noted. Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Zelnick) Impact of INF treaty on NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) reported; details given, scenes shown of status of USSR and NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) tank and anti-tank weaponry. Soviet missile-repelling tanks and developments in tank armor described. [BDM Corp. Phillip KARBER - says NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) equipment no longer effective.] [US Army Lieutenant General Don. PIHL - discusses tank fleet.] NATO's problems in offsetting Soviet advances in weaponry detailed; scenes shown. [Senator Carl LEVIN - discusses funding of systems that can knock out Soviet tanks.]

Hume, Brit;
Zelnick, Bob

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