ABC Evening News for Monday, May 23, 1988
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Attempts by conservative Senators to block ratification of INF treaty in Senate reported Report introduced.
(DC: Ann Compton) Secretary of State George Shultz reported urging Senator to vote on INF treaty prior to Moscow summit. [SHULTZ - comments.] [Senator Robert DOLE - says it would be embarrassment for President Reagan to meet with Mikhail Gorbachev without Senator action on treaty.] Conservative criticism of treaty detailed. [Senator Malcolm WALLOP - says Senator is panicking.] Play "A Walk in the Woods", based on a true account of 1982 arms negotiations, noted; scenes shown.
(Studio: Ted Koppel) USSR 's process of ratification detailed; scenes shown. Stmt. from USSR negotiator Viktor Karpov that USSR should not ratify treaty until Senator does mentioned.
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