Search the Archive

Baker Trips / USSR / Kazakhstan / Israel #136920

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 15, 1991
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Map shown tracing route of visit by Secretary of State James Baker to what is left of the USSR .

(Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan: State Department: John McWethy) Baker's travels to republic of Kazakhstan to meet with its President Nursultan Nazarbayev, now considered one of the most powerful men in the Soviet union, featured; scenes shown. [NAZARBAYEV - (thru translator) says Russia cannot be allowed to control the nuclear weapons.] Baker's interest in how power will be shared between the republics and the central government noted. [BAKER - talks about the changes in the USSR .] Baker's upcoming trip to Israel and the Middle East noted.

(Tel Aviv: Dean Reynolds) Israeli government's bitter reactions to President Bush's administration examined; details given of hard-liners' attacks on Bush's attempts to delay American guarantees of loans to Israel for immigrant absorption. [Cabinet minister Rehavam ZEEVI - criticizes Bush.] [On "This Week with David Brinkley", Israeli defense minister Moshe ARENS - comments on Zeevi's statements.] View that Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir remains confident he can keep building settlements and get the loan guarantees noted. Baker's job of getting a Middle East peace conference going assessed.

Reporter(s):
McWethy, John;
Reynolds, Dean;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:03:50

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.