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Nixon Russia Trip / Negotiations #223132

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 25, 1972
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(Moscow, USSR ) Negotiators have trouble on other important issues.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Moscow, USSR ) Trade talks in trouble. Soviet ask ridiculously low interest rates on loans Washington, DC offers for more purchases of United States products. Sovs. also play it tough on repaying World War II lend-lease, wanting to pay half of United States lowest offer: 10 cents on the dollar of original loan. Last minute hitches may also develop in nuclear arms agreement. President News Secretary says announcement on Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) agreement postponed for more discussion. Treaty to reduce naval incidents at sea between United States and Soviet vessels signed. President and Mrs. Nixon see "Swan Lake" ballet at Bolshoi Theater. At ballet, a woman shouts "Freedom to Vietnam". Some speculate Sovs. planned shouting scene.
REPORTER: Dan Rather; Marvin Kalb (quoted)

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Rather, Dan

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