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Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) / New Talks #201740

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 22, 1969
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(Studio) Representatives at Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) set date and place for full-scale talks.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Helsinki, Finland) United States Min. Gerard Smith and USSR Min. Vladimir Semyonov sign document agreeing to April 16 talks in Vienna, Austria. [SMITH - says mtgs. meet expectations. To be mos. before we'll come back to Helsinki.] [SEMYONOV - says (interpreted) our communique agreed on concerns Americans] Champagne drunk; Smith has orange juice. Some wonder if USSR could delay new missile program by promoting false hope negotiations will be successful. Both cntrys. appear eager to start talks.
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalischer, Peter
Duration:
00:02:50

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