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Nixon Russia Trip / Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) Treaty-Signing #223155

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 26, 1972
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(Moscow, USSR ) Agreement reached on strategic arms limitation, but no trade pact reached. Soviet-American Communism established to negotiate further on trade. Arms treaty reached after 4 years talks in Helsinki, Finland, and Vienna, Austria.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Moscow, USSR ) Nuclear arms limitation pact signed in Great Kremlin Palace by President Nixon and Soviet party Chief Brezhnev, with Politburo present. Defensive anti-ballistic missile system will have to be approved by United States Senator Agreement covers anti-ballistic missile sites, radar systems. Offensive missile agreement limits number ICBM's,submarine missiles, nuclear warheads. National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger stresses deal is fair, historic, and equal victory to both sides.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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