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US-USSR Relations / Pre-Summit Maneuvers #300889

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 15, 1985
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(Studio) State Department reported confirming USSR approval of exit visas for several Sovs. who have spouses living in the West; scenes shown. Other pre-summit maneuvering, such as Tass criticism of President Reagan, noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Moscow, USSR ) Domestic political concerns of Mikhail Gorbachev underlying his summit with Reagan reviewed, discussed. [Soviet television reporter Vladimir ALEXEYEV - blames any future economy hardships for Sovs. on Reagan's Star Wars program.] [Moscow News editor Gennady GERASIMOV -wants economy to improve living conditions, not go for arms.] [Soviet expert Martin McCAULEY - notes Gorbachev's political risks at Geneva.]
REPORTER: Mark Phillips

(Studio) Each leader's accommodations for summit described, shown. Upcoming items.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Phillips, Mark;
Rather, Dan

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