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Geneva Summit #300904

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 18, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Geneva, Switzerland) President Reagan noted facing summit dominated by arms control despite his efforts to the contrary; anticipated role of his Star Wars program in mtgs. with Mikhail Gorbachev considered. Scenes shown. [REAGAN - hopes for end to arms race with Star Wars.] Likely conclusion to summit described, outlined on screen. Secretary of State George Shultz mentioned drafting proposal on Star Wars; details given. Possibility of second summit explained. [Press spokesperson Larry SPEAKES - notes President's goals for this meeting] Reagan's position on Afghanistan and human rights mentioned.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Geneva, Switzerland) Gorbachev's arrival and his commitment to discussing arms control and Star Wars at summit examined; scenes shown. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) hopes to halt arms race.] Soviet willingness to include human rights and regional conflicts on agenda mentioned. Interruption of foreign ministry spokesperson Vladimir Lomeiko's news conference by Soviet emigre noted. [Irina GRIVNINA - wants to bring attention to human rights issue.] Incident said second time Grivnina had succeeded in derailing Kremlin public relations efforts. [LOMEIKO - (thru translator) explains leaving news conf.] Gorbachev's schedule today mentioned.
REPORTER: Mark Phillips

(Studio) Star Wars issue, basis of United States-USSR disagreement at summit, reviewed. [Voices of REAGAN, Soviet SPOKESPERSON - explain their positions.] [CHILD, PARENT - hope for peace.] [PEOPLE - don't expect concrete results, but retain hope

Phillips, Mark;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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