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US-USSR Relations / Yurchenko #301141

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 06, 1985
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(Studio) (Report in progress) Former defector Vitaly Yurchenko's return to USSR today featured; President Reagan's comment on Yurchenko and 2 other Soviet defectors also changing their minds quoted on screen. Factors believed contributing to Yurchenko's reversed decision, include possibility CIA mishandled his case, discussed. [Former deputy CIA dir. George CARVER - considers CIA failing in situation.] [Defector Yelena MITROKHINA - describes psychological stress experienced by defectors.] Reagan's attempt to clarify his recent remarks on arms control, made in Soviet interview, outlined. [REAGAN - denies giving USSR a veto over his Star Wars program; comments on Secretary of State George Shultz's meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev yesterday.]
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Plante, Bill

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