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United States Rel. With China, PR and USSR / Teng Visit / USSR Reaction #262203

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 02, 1979
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(Studio) Questions about effect on US-USSR relations of Chinese vice-premier Teng's language with regard to USSR while in Washington, DC noted. Interview, via satellite, of acknowledged Kremlin chief American expert, Institution of the United States of America director Georgi Arbatov, by reporter Marvin Kalb, reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) Interview shown. [ARBATOV - comments on Soviet reaction to Teng's comments, what political effects they could have and creation of impression that China (PR) is trying to involve US, and perhaps all of West include Japan, in military-pol. alliance against USSR . US reaction to Teng's comments also discussed.] Reporter asks about Soviet policy with regard to US, especially Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II efforts. [ARBATOV - comments.]
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Teng's activities in Houston, Texas, noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Houston, Texas) Teng's arrival in Houston described. Demonstrations reported; Houston noted to be sister city of Taipei, Taiwan. Senator John Glenn's accompaniment of Teng through space center mentioned. [TENG - (thru interpreter) comments.] Vice-premier's guiding of space shuttle's simulated landing stated. Teng's previous visits in Washington, DC and Atlanta mentioned.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb (NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) tape)

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Bernard;
Kalb, Marvin
Duration:
00:06:40

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