Search the Archive

On To The Summit (Part V: Reagan's Preparation) #300855

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 13, 1985
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) President Reagan's preparation for Geneva summit with Mikhail Gorbachev examined. [National security adviser Robert McFARLANE - denies President is receive cram course in USSR ; claims he was prepared prior to his elec.] Specifics of Reagan's preparation, include viewing Academy Award winning film "Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears", outlined on screen, described. President mentioned contacting Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter as well; his recent misstatements of own policies such as that on Star Wars recalled. [November 6, REAGAN - didn't intend to give USSR veto over Star Wars.] ["For. Affairs" editor William HYLAND - notes summits are game shows.] [Michael DEAVER - thinks President is confident.] [McFARLANE - agrees.] Reagan's first debate with Walter Mondale recalled.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.