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West Germany / Missile Debate #287585

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Nov 20, 1983
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(Studio) West Germany's Bundestag noted scheduled to vote soon on deployment of new United States nuclear missiles.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Bonn, West Germany) USSR lobbying actions with West Germans, including letter from President Yuri Andropov to Chancellor Helmut Kohl, examined; police preparations in anticipation of anti-nuclear demonstrations during Bundestag debate noted, shown. Opposition leader Willy Brandt's leadership of anti-deployment movement noted; impact on former chancellor Helmut Schmidt discussed. No. cruise and Pershing IIs scheduled for deployment in West Germany mentioned; Andropov recalled threatening to end Geneva arms talks with United States if missile deployment proceeds. Findings of West German public opinion polls mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Dean, Morton;
Fenton, Tom

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