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Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) II #266431

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 25, 1979
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(Studio) Hopes for Senator ratification of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II noted decrease after Gromyko's UN speech.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Senator Frank CHURCH - says Senate Foreign Relations Committee should defer offering treaty to Sen until current negotiations with regard to USSR troops in Cuba are completed.] [Senator Alan CRANSTON - doesn't believe USSR when they say there aren't combat troops in Cuba; recounts briefing by CIA Director Stansfield Turner.] [Senator Henry JACKSON - recalls that Gromyko told President Kennedy that there weren't missiles in Cuba in 1962.] [Senator Howard BAKER - comments.] Senator John Warner's proposal to delay consideration of treaty until 1981 and Robert Byrd's response noted. [BYRD - comments on reaction to Cuban situation.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones; Artist: Arthur Lien

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil

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