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US-USSR Relations / Helsinki Accords, Space Weapons Talks #298564

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 01, 1984
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(Studio) Latest consular agreement between United States and USSR and Soviet criticism of United States on anniversary of Helsinki Accords reported Contd. USSR snipes at United States approach to proposed space weapons talks in Vienna mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Santa Barbara, California) President Reagan's reaction to USSR official response to diplomacy message regarding Vienna talks examined; films shown. [Nancy REAGAN - prompts husband.] [REAGAN - repeats wife's comment.] Senior administration official's skepticism about Soviet sincerity noted. [Robert McFARLANE - claims USSR has repeatedly misrepresented United States position.] White House defense of administration's response to Soviet demands outlined on screen. [Zbigniew BRZEZINSKI - thinks USSR is deliberately exacerbating crisis atmosphere.]
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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