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US-USSR Relations / Missiles In Europe #122030

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 14, 1989
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(DC: David Ensor) Reaction by United States to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's announcement of unilateral reduction of short-range missiles in Europe featured. [On "This Wk"., deputy Secretary of State Lawrence EAGLEBURGER - discusses Soviet advantages in short-range missiles.] [On "Face the Nation", Secretary of State James BAKER - says it would be mistake to play pols. with Western security.] [In May 12 speech at Texas A&M Univ., President BUSH - tells Gorbachev "don't stop now."] [Ex-arms negotiator Paul WARNKE - says Bush's response was disappointing.] Positions of US, Great Britain and West Germany on modernization of nuclear weapons reviewed.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Further stmts. from Baker and Eagleburger quoted.

Ensor, David;
Donaldson, Sam

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