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US-USSR Relations / Arms Talks #299758

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 14, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Moscow, USSR ) Soviet use of television to mold public opinion examined; foreign minister Andrei Gromyko's recent appearance to discuss Geneva arms talks with USSR cited as example [Soviet journalist Vikenti MATVEEV - praises TV's role in "organizing" public.] USSR 's use of television in past, include Marshal Nikolai Ogarkov's televised defense of Soviet downing of Korean Air Lines plane and coverage of Mikhail Gorbachev's British tour, recalled; scenes shown. [MATVEEV - thinks leaders are becoming bolder in their use of TV.]
REPORTER: David Andelman

Andelman, David;
Rather, Dan

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