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Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) II #263716

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 11, 1979
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(Studio) Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II said expected to face stiff opposition in US.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New York, New York) Anti-treaty liberals featured. 1978 liberals' protest at UN with regard to arms stockpiling recalled. Film shown. [Protesters - sing.] Launch of Trident submarine said protested. Liberal opposition to treaty said because it does not go far enough. [Herbert SCOVILLE - speaks of political facts of life.] Scoville said meeting opposition to treaty signing by his classes at Columbia Univ. [STUDENT - says opposition to treaty effectively voiced.] [Scoville - responds.] [Virginia NYABONGO - wants money for welfare programs.] [State Department John DOBRIN - justifies arms spending.] [Daniel GRAHAM - thinks treaty is too liberal for USSR .] [Mark HATFIELD - thinks treaty is scant.] Reasoning of liberals protesting treaty considered.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed

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