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US-USSR Relations / Arms Talks #300209

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 05, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Geneva, Switzerland) Secretary of State George Shultz reported departing for Geneva arms talks with USSR foreign minister Andrei Gromyko; preparations in Switzerland for conference described, shown. [Swiss chief of protocol, Robert VIEUX - explains Switzerland's role in international diplomacy.] Geneva's historical role in various peace treaties reviewed; objective of current United States-USSR talks considered.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Geneva, Switzerland) Differences within both United States and USSR negotiating teams on arms control issues examined; disputes between Richard Perle and assistant secretary state Richard Burt in the United States delegation and between Gromyko and Mikhail Gorbachev of the USSR discussed as exs. [December 12, 1984, SHULTZ - hopes for success.] [Kremlinologist Helene Carrere D'ENCAUSSE - believes USSR is under pressure.]
REPORTER: David Andelman

(Studio) Konstantin Chernenko's statement on arms race quoted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Andelman, David;
Fenton, Tom;
Schieffer, Bob

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