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US-USSR Relations / Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) / Fishing Violations #251417

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 12, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter and USSR ambassador Dobrynin meet at White House; meeting originally called to discuss Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) breakdown, but subject of Soviet fishing ships, seized over wkend. for violations of law, also arises.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Neither Dobrynin nor White House will make comments with regard to meeting, except that it was good and useful.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) 2nd seized USSR ship arrives in Boston harbor.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Boston, Massachusetts) "Anatanas Snechkus" seized Sunday in north Atlantic off Nantucket; violations noted. Are now 156 USSR crewmen in Boston port, with little to see except "USS Constitution" anchored here. United States attorney James Gabriel considers legal action to be taken. [GABRIEL - says case won't be affected by Washington, DC with regard to US-USSR relations]
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Kladstrup, Don;
Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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