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West Europe / United States Missiles #287454

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 14, 1983
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(Studio) 1st of United States cruise missiles scheduled for deployment in West Europe reported arriving in England today.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Premature arrival of missiles here and security surrounding event examined; films shown. [DEMONSTRATOR - thinks early arrival is indication of "sneaky" government's paranoia.] [In Parliament, voice of defense secretary Michael HESELTINE - announces missiles' arrival.] Heseltine said later acknowledging shift in public opinion following President Reagan's decision to invade Grenada; public stance on missile deployment prior to and following invasion outlined on screen, discussed. Future focus of anti-nuclear movement described.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton Artist: Richard Cole

(Studio) Cruise missiles noted scheduled for deployment in Italy later in year; opening of Italian parliament debate on issue discussed. Anti-nuclear demonstration shown, discussed. USSR 's primary concern over deployment of United States missiles in West Europe thought centered on Pershing II's scheduled for West Germany; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Schwabisch Gmund, West Germany) Pershing II deployment as perceived here examined; town recalled site of Pershing I deployment in 1964. Films shown. [Lotte RODI, Reverend Werner FRANK - discuss their stance on issue.] Orders given United States troops here not to engage in political discussions with peace activists mentioned.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

Reporter(s):
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan;
Tunnell, Doug
Duration:
00:05:10

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