CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 04, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan, offering new arms reduction proposals to USSR , quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Focus of President's latest arms reduction proposal said "build-down" concept; plan explained. [REAGAN - announces plans to introduce build-down proposals for missiles and bombers.] Details of United States build-down proposal outlined on screen, discussed. [REAGAN - notes necessity for tradeoffs by both United States and USSR .] President said appointing Scowcroft commission mbr. and former Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) negotiator James Woolsey as mbr.-at-large to START negotiating team. Distrust of chief negotiator Edward Rowny by congress Democrats in active pursuit of build-down proposal mentioned. Admin. objectives for new plan outlined.
REPORTER: Bill Plante
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