CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 23, 1984
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(Studio) Tass allegations that United States is increase international tensions in preparations for war reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Current United States-USSR relations compared to those during Stalin era; apparent role of foreign minister Andrei Gromyko mentioned. [Last night, President REAGAN - feels world is safer if USSR is unhappy.] USSR perception of President Reagan considered. [Brookings Institution spokesperson Helmut SONNENFELDT - thinks USSR is waiting for United States to make first move; explains.] Failure of USSR tactic following United States deployment of new missiles in Europe and role of Olympics boycott, Geneva arms talks walkout and crackdown on dissidents like Andrei Sakharov discussed. [Council on For. Relations spokesperson William HYLAND - cites long-running poor relations; is concerned over cumulative effect.] Failure of Kremlin's United States policy, economy problems and Afghanistan considered.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin
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