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US-USSR Relations / Pre-Summit Maneuvering #300573

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 25, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(New York City) Secretary of State George Shultz's decision to meet with foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze and Mikhail Gorbachev in Moscow soon to prepare for next month's Reagan-Gorbachev summit examined; scenes shown. [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) has great hopes for summit.] [SHULTZ - cites need to resolve major differences.]
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(New York City) President Reagan's response to Gorbachev's latest arms control proposal said possibly announced in upcoming speech; aide quoted on screen. Tass criticism of Reagan and Kremlin ad appearing in today's "Washington Post" noted. Reagan mentioned stopping in Brussels after summit to brief NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) allies.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Change in Reagan's policy regarding responding to Gorbachev's proposal discussed.

McLaughlin, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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