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US-USSR Relations / Reagan and Gorbachev, Nicholson Resolution #304040

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 09, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Lisbon, Portugal) President Reagan's continued attacks on USSR featured; films shown. [REAGAN - responds to Mikhail Gorbachev's criticism of him.] [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - doesn't feel freedom, economy development, nuclear arms reduction are menaces to civilization.] President's failure to repeat last year's media success on trips to China (PR) and Normandy during this tour noted; his Bitburg controversy, failure to set new trade talks date and win approval for Star Wars research at economy summit, opposition in Spain and elsewhere to United States embargo against Nicaragua, flaps during Reagan's European Parliament address and anti-Reagan demonstrations in every cntry. he visited reviewed. [David GERGEN - considers President's trip "powerful."]
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) House resolution calling for expulsion of USSR ambassador to United States unless Moscow apologizes for shooting death last March of United States Army major in East Germany reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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