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Vienna Summit #264465

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 18, 1979
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(Studio) Apparent results of Carter-Brezhnev summit considered; Carter quoted with regard to Brezhnev.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Vienna, Austria) Details given of final signing ceremony; films shown Pre-signing of some documents reported agreed to by both leaders, due to Brezhnev's health. [BREZHNEV - (thru interpreter) speaks about Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II treaty.] [CARTER - speaks on need for treaty.] Brezhnev's hearing difficulty cited. Carter aide quoted with regard to personal relationship developed by Carter and Brezhnev, Carter's statement on human rights. Departures of both leaders shown, reported.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Length of treaty stated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Vienna, Austria) Basic pts. of treaty outlined; Backfire bomber discussed.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Difficulty Carter faces in getting Senator ratification of treaty noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Carter's address to joint session of Congress tonight and Senator mbrs.' criticism of Brezhnev warning against changes in Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II treaty cited. [Senators Henry JACKSON, Jesse HELMS - react to Brezhnev's statement.] Proposed amendments outlined. [Senator Howard BAKER - comments on amendments.] Present status of treaty in Senate examined.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Studio) Live broadcast of Carter's address to Congress tonight and special report on summit tonight announced.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil;
Kalb, Marvin;
Stahl, Lesley

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