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Analysis (European Security Conference) #241191

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 25, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford leaves tomorrow for Europe visit; to attend European Security Conf. meeting in Helsinki.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Ford to sign document USSR has wanted for 20 years Leonid Brezhnev to call document ratification of present European boundaries. Document explained. Likened to United Nations charter. Washington, DC denies document seals USSR conquests; says military balance the governing reality. Arms limitation thought by President Ford to be advanced. Portugal, Turkey, Italy situations noted with regard to United States troops withdrawal from Europe. USSR detente, contrary to Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, thought safe by Washington, DC Willy. Brandt actions noted as background. Chief USSR resistors, Romania, Yugoslavia, and Finland believe Helsinki document good. USSR actions in Portugal noted, Weakness of West economy thought advantage to USSR .
REPORTER: Eric Sevareid

Cronkite, Walter;
Sevareid, Eric

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