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Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) Talks / Vance / Europe #255190

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 23, 1978
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(Studio) Conclusion of talks between Secretary of State Cyrus Vance and USSR foreign minister Andrei Gromyko on Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) treaty reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Moscow, USSR ) Progress in negotiations, but not total agreement, reported; problems remaining in negotiations explained; film of Vance meeting Soviet pres. Leonid Brezhnev shown; Vance intention to brief President Carter stated; possibility of Carter-Brezhnev summit meeting this year noted.
REPORTER: Bernard Redmont

(Studio) Europe's interest in Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) talks noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) West Europe's concern about Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II treaty explained; figs. detailing superiority of Warsaw Pact conventional forces over NATO forces given; alternatives for maintaining balance of power in Europe outlined. [General Alexander HAIG - describes choices for improving NATO forces.] Possibility of United States negotiating European power balance with USSR mentioned; political implications of such negotiations noted.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom;
Redmont, Bernard

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