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United Nations / Disarmament Session #258576

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 30, 1978
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(Studio) Cost of United Nations disarmament talks reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Special session said ending. Personalities, include Paul Newman, noted. Film shown. [Ambassador from Singapore T.T. KOH - laments violence between states.] Rise in arms expenditures since session began May 24 noted. Wars and conflicts cited. In May 24 speech [Walter MONDALE - sets expectations.] In May 26 speech [Andrei GROMYKO - (thru interpreter) speaks of USSR intentions.] In May 29 speech [Huang HUA - (thru interpreter) notes responsibility of United States and USSR .] Extent of world strife cited. Dilemma discussed, include threat of political blackmail by strongly armed ntns. Effects on smaller ntns. of nuclear restraint noted. Accomplishments of United Nations session outlined.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

Hottelet, Richard C.;
Rather, Dan

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