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US-USSR Relations / Arms Talks #300120

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 03, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Reagan administration `s effort to dampen optimism over tomorrow's scheduled meeting between Secretary of State George Shultz and USSR foreign minister Andrei Gromyko in Geneva, to negotiate resumption of arms talks themselves, described. [National security adviser Robert McFARLANE - hopes arms reductions will result from talks.] Shultz's success against Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger in swaying President Reagan toward his stance on arms negotiations reviewed. ["Deadly Gambits" author Strobe TALBOTT - describes differences between State and Defense depts.] Reagan's apparent concession to Defense Department hardliners explained. [Former undersecretary state Lawrence EAGLEBURGER - believes USSR should be willing to compromise.] Focus of Shultz's discussions with Gromyko outlined, discussed.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

McLaughlin, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob

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