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US-New Zealand Relations / Nuclear Policy #302067

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 25, 1985
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(Studio) New Zealand Prime Min. David Lange noted in United States for mtgs. with State Department to discuss his country's ban on port calls by nuclear ships; threat to Anzus alliance between US, New Zealand and Australia by ban noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Queenstown, New Zealand) Reaction here to current flap over nuclear policies of both ntns. examined. [PEOPLE - deny stance is anti-US; hope other countries follow their lead.] United States concern that allies such as Japan, West Germany or Canada will follow suit noted. [Farmer Philip TAYLOR - fears adverse economy impact on New Zealand.] [LANGE - describes taking on US.] [Senator William COHEN - won't tolerate other nation's actions threatening perceived security of US.] Strength of anti-nuclear movement here examined. [MAN - praises Lange for standing up to Americans] [LANGE - cites US and New Zealand's mutual honesty and stubbornness.]

Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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