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NATO #261548

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 11, 1979
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(Studio) Tomorrow's NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) meeting in Brussels with regard to new nuclear weapons deployment in West Europe reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) USSR 's reaction to new NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) weapons examined; films shown. Offer of Soviet president Leonid Brezhnev to reduce Warsaw Pact strength in E. Europe recalled as attempt to entice NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) members away from accepting new nuclear weapons; details given. Threat to USSR from NATO's modernization outlined; films shown. [Strategic specialist Christopher BERTRAM - says there's no such thing as nuclear guarantee; explains.] Probability of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) approval regardless of opposition among smaller countries examined.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom

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