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Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) #257801

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 12, 1978
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(Studio) Paul Warnke announcement of nearing Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) treaty between USSR and US reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Colorado Senator Gary Hart's visits to Geneva talks recalled. After lunch with Carter, [HART - speaks optimistically of agreement.] USSR backfire bomber, limits on cruise missiles and building of new ICBM's said still issues. Visit to United States by Leonid Brezhnev this year anticipated. Carter leave-taking for Camp David filmed, reported Carter letter to Senators re: Mideast arms sales reported Letter quoted. Oil overtones of Carter pressure with regard to Mideast arms sale noted. Contd. pressure with regard to package sale reported.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Pierpoint, Robert
Duration:
00:02:10

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