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US-USSR Relations / Summit #303095

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 02, 1985
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) President Reagan, in "Washington Post" interview, reported indicating possibility of summit this year with Mikhail Gorbachev; Gorbachev's letter said in response to invitation delivered by Vice President George Bush during Konstantin Chernenko's funeral. [REAGAN - thinks next move is up to USSR .] Locations of past summits recalled; apparent lack of effect of Soviet shooting of Major Arthur Nicholson in East Germany recently noted. [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - equates Nicholson incident with downing of Korean Air Lines plane.]
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Moscow, USSR ) Importance of summit for USSR discussed; Star Wars, Mideast cited as probable issues.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

Plante, Bill;
Quint, Bert;
Rather, Dan

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