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US-USSR Relations / Arms Control, Summit #303415

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 07, 1985
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(Studio) USSR leader Mikhail Gorbachev reported announcing freeze on Soviet missiles in E. Europe and desire for summit with President Reagan; details given.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

(Moscow, USSR ) Gorbachev's statement on summit and missile freeze outlined on screen, discussed; films shown. Arrival of House delegation, led by speaker Representative Thomas O'Neill, noted. [O'NEILL - hopes for improved United States-USSR relations] Possibility of delegation meeting with foreign minister Andrei Gromyko as well as Gorbachev mentioned.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

(Santa Barbara, California) National security adviser Robert McFarlane noted informing Reagan of Gorbachev's freeze announcement; administration's reaction examined. Deputy press secretary Larry Speakes quoted on screen. [Former negotiator Paul WARNKE - considers freeze a gesture to improve relations; explains.] Vice President George Bush recalled proposing United States-USSR summit last March; details given. Propaganda aspect of Soviet freeze in Europe considered.
REPORTER: Gary Schuster

Quint, Bert;
Schuster, Gary;
Spencer, Susan

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