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Detente or Cold War? / Part 3 #258646

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 07, 1978
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(Studio) Response of Soviet news agency Tass to President Carter's US-USSR relations speech quoted. Continuing series on detente or Cold War is interview with Kremlin's leading United States expert, Georgi Arbatov, after he had read Carter speech.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Moscow, USSR ) Details given of Soviet reaction to Carter speech. [ARBATOV - discusses Soviet position on detente and attitude of some in US who apparently want to return to tense relations Thinks it impossible to replay entire Cold War, but says tensions can be really dangerous. Responds to American concerns about Soviet buildups in Africa and eastern Europe; states own concerns about American military buildups. Kremlin position on American criticism of Soviet human rights issues given; human rights situations in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and China (PR) mentioned.]
REPORTER: Bernard Redmont

(Studio) Arbatov's position on possible summit between Carter and Brezhnev this summer noted; important of progress of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) to this outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Redmont, Bernard

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