CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 17, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(London, England) "London Times"' description of Politburo member Mikhail Gorbachev's visit here quoted; apparent impact on his mtgs., include that with Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher, on United States-USSR arms talks involving President Reagan's star wars concept examined. [THATCHER - likes Gorbachev.] His exploitation of division within NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) alliance over star wars mentality, despite NATO's official show of support for Secretary of State George Shultz in next month's talks with for. minister Andrei Gromyko, considered; public criticism by French President Francois Mitterrand of Reagan's research program for space weapons noted. [THATCHER - opposes new arms race in space.] Thatcher's Saturday meeting in Washington, DC with Reagan mentioned. Gorbachev's political diplomatic strengths outlined. [Soviet pols. prof. Peter FRANK - considers the strength of character behind Gorbachev's facade.]
REPORTER: Tom Fenton
(Studio) Deputy press secretary Larry Speakes' remark on Reagan's commitment to open agenda at Shultz-Gromyko meeting, include space weapons, noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
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