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Star Wars Concept #299726

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 12, 1985
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(Studio) President Reagan's comments on his space weapons proposal, dubbed Star Wars, during latest news conference recalled.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Conf. here on political and technological feasibility of Star Wars defense system as deterrent to nuclear war examined; US-USSR anti-ballistic missile treaty recalled. [Harvard spokesperson Abram CHAYES, Defense Department spokesperson Gerold YONAS - debate defensive aspect of Star Wars approach.] [IBM spokesperson Richard GARWIN - doesn't think computer software for project is feasible.] [Soviet Academy of Sciences spokesperson Roald SAGDEEV - believes economy and risk threshold for world has been reached.] USSR , in upcoming arms talks, thought pressing for United States to abandon Star Wars.
REPORTER: Bill Lynch

Reporter(s):
Lynch, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:20

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