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US-USSR Relations / Summit / Arms Control #116083

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 01, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Progress on arms control at Moscow summit reported Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Sam Donaldson) Ceremonial signing of INF arms control treaty by President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev featured; scenes shown from Kremlin; Senators Robert Dole and Robert Byrd mentioned. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) says era on nuclear disarmament has begun.] [REAGAN - says there is more to be done.] Lack of breakthrough on long-range missile agreement reported [REAGAN - talks about treaties and deadlines.] [BYRD, DOLE - discuss problem of completing treaty prior to end of Reagan's term.] Reagan's comment on bureaucratic bungling vis-a-vis USSR dissidents recalled. [At press conf., REAGAN - discusses government bureaucracy.] Reagan shown at ballet and in Red. Sq. with Nancy Reagan. Analysis of summit given.

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter

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