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Brzezinski / Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) / Vance #251354

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 01, 1977
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(Studio) Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) breakdown conts. and Carter administration brings in National Security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski to defend American proposal and explain USSR objections.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Brzezinski's defense of proposal cited; says USSR may have rejected it to gain time to study and will come around later. Brzezinski also says Vladivostok agreement between Ford and Brezhnev didn't cap arms race, but allowed it to continue Sensitivity administration feels with regard to setbacks in talks noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Thursday, Soviet foreign minister Andrei Gromyko said Sovs. may make issue of American bases in Europe; Secretary of State Vance says if this brought up, whole basis of disarmament and detente could be threatened.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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