× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Britain-USSR Relations / Expulsions #305909

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 16, 1985
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Latest round of Soviet diplomacy expulsions here by Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher following recent defection of KGB bureau director, followed in turn by USSR expulsions of Britons in retaliation for initial Soviet expulsions from England, examined; scenes shown. [For. secretary Sir Geoffrey HOWE - defs. British decisions.] [Soviet correspondent Sergei VOLOVETS - feels his expulsion is foolish and vindicative.] [USSR embassy SPOKESPERSON - agrees.] Criticism of USSR 's expulsion of British cited. Possible implications for Mikhail Gorbachev's power considered. [Soviet expert Martin McCAULEY - notes limitations on Gorbachev.]
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.