CBS Evening News for Monday, May 04, 1981
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(Studio) Secretary of State Alexander Haig, at NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) meeting in Rome, Italy, reported claiming President Reagan has written USSR President Leonid Brezhnev with regard to E.-W. relations in general
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Rome, Italy) [Italian Prime Min. Arnaldo FORLANI - calls for silence (in Italian).] Haig reported announcing United States-USSR arms control talks by end of year; details given. Haig said beginning mtgs. with foreign minister Andrei Gromyko at fall United Nations session in New York City to work out details of negotiations; purpose of talks, focusing on missiles in Europe, outlined. Haig's warning about any USSR intervention in Poland affecting talks noted.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
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