CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 20, 1984
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(Studio) USSR reported committed to matching United States arms build-up; statement of Soviet defense min. outlined.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(DC) USSR defense minister Dmitri Ustinov's comments to Tass on increase Soviet submarine presence off United States coasts examined; details outlined on screen. Pentagon's dismissal of Ustinov's threat quoted on screen. [Former defense secretary Harold BROWN - agrees with Pentagon's analysis.] [Carnegie Endowment Soviet expert Dmitri SIMES - explains United States-USSR psychological maneuvers.] Simes' belief that Soviet submarines are greater threat to United States than are Pershing missiles to USSR considered.
REPORTER: Sam Ford
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