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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control #118100

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 22, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: John McWethy) For. minister Eduard Shevardnadze reported visiting United States to discuss long-range arms agreements between United States and USSR reported; details given, scenes shown. [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) says he's got a lot of baggage.] Response of President Reagan noted. Super power relationship during years of mtgs. between Shevardnadze &Secretary of State George Shultz examined. [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) talks about relationship with Shultz.] Recent defection of Ruben Vartanyan, conductor of Bolshoi opera, to United States recalled. Shevardnadze's surprise meeting with Armenian protester shown.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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