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Washington, DC / Mitterrand Visit / US-USSR Relations #295994

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 22, 1984
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(Studio) French President Francois Mitterrand's meeting with President Reagan and address to Congress on US-USSR dialogue reported; films shown.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

DC) Reagan's alleged correspondence with Konstantin Chernenko, apparently begun with letter delivered by Vice President George Bush during Yuri Andropov's funeral, examined. [Feb. 22, 1984, REAGAN - claims to desire better US-USSR relations] Chernenko's and Reagan's correspondence outlined on screen, discussed. [Henry KISSINGER - feels such process supplements traditional diplomacy.] Reagan's communication with late Leonid Brezhnev recalled.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

McLaughlin, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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