CBS Evening News for Monday, May 17, 1971
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(Studio) United States Ambassador to USSR , Jacob D. Beam, meets with USSR For. Min. Andrei Gromyko; discuss negotiations for mutual troop reductions in Europe.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) [General David A. BURCHINAL - says USSR spking. of serious negotiations on troop cutbacks for 1st time.] [Treasury Secretary CONNALLY - opposes Senator Mansfield's amendment to cut United States troop strength in Europe 50%; thinks foreign allies can help pay cost to maintain United States troops abroad.] Senator to vote on Mansfield amendment Wednesday
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
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