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Economy Summit #303886

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 03, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Bonn, West Germany) Econ. summit's endorsement of United States position at Geneva arms control talks with USSR reported [W. German foreign minister Hans-Dietrich GENSCHER - urges USSR to act positively and constructively.] Omission of any mention of Reagan's Star Wars proposal noted. [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - acknowledges other summit ntns.' opposition to United States economy sanctions against Nicaragua.] Other issues discussed considered. Controversy over Reagan's upcoming visit to Bitburg military cemetery noted intensified by aide Patrick Buchanan's comment on Jews; details given. Buchanan's explanation of incident quoted on screen; Max Fisher, Jewish leader present at time of Buchanan's written comment, said agreeing with his account President mentioned scheduled to visit both Bitburg and Bergen-Belsen Sunday.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) White House schedule for Reagan at Bitburg described.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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