CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 03, 1985
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(Studio) Mikhail Gorbachev, here for summit, noted calling for end to President Reagan's Star Wars program and for special France-Britain summit; scenes shown. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) outlines arms control proposal recently presented in Geneva arms talks.] Details of his remarks to French parliament outlined on screen, discussed. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) calls for USSR - France and Britain summit; claims USSR will reduce missiles in Europe in response to US.] His response to French officials' criticism of USSR human violations described, shown.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Cincinnati, Ohio) President Reagan's reaction to Gorbachev's remarks featured; scenes shown [REAGAN - dismisses proposal to reduce missiles in Europe; denies France-Britain summits with USSR will harm relations with US; comments on USSR courting of United States allies.] Report on USSR strategic defense system said scheduled for release by administration tomorrow in ongoing propaganda war between the two countries.
REPORTER: Bill Plante
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