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Reagan / US-USSR Relations Speech #293286

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 16, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan's conciliatory speech on United States-USSR relations today thought made with election year pols. in mind.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) President's speech noted conciliatory in tone rather than in substance; remarks summarized on screen, discussed. [REAGAN - feels differing lifestyles shouldn't prevent dialogue; notes problems faced by United States from USSR violations of treaties; mentions Soviet invasion of Afghanistan; calls for resumption of arms talks; claims United States deterrence is more credible and making world safer place now.] White House aides noted claiming new United States arsenal creates improved bargaining atmosphere; criticism of that approach outlined.

(Moscow, USSR ) [Radio Moscow ANNOUNCER - notes speech contained nothing new.] USSR media reaction to Reagan's address quoted on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Don McNeill

(Stockholm, Sweden) Secretary of State George Shultz's arrival here to begin rebuilding United States-USSR relations noted. [SHULTZ - notes importance United States attaches to conference on disarmament and Europe.] His upcoming meeting with USSR foreign minister Andrei Gromyko examined; issues they are expected to discuss outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Reaction to Reagan's speech by Walter Mondale, John Glenn, George McGovern, Gary Hart, Jesse Jackson quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
McLaughlin, Bill;
McNeill, Don;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:06:20

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