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US-USSR Relations / Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) II, Divided Families #309991

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 27, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) President Reagan's decision to temporarily continue complying with unratified Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II and his demands of USSR for permanent compliance examined; scenes shown. [Press spokesperson Larry SPEAKES - explains US position.] Role of Poseidon submarines and B-52 bombers in United States approach to SALT II explained. [SPEAKES - hopes USSR will negotiate seriously.] [Senator Robert DOLE - criticizes administration's plan.] [Soviet expert Dimitri SIMES - interprets United States motive.] No. US-USSR divided families scheduled to be reunited under USSR plan announced in Geneva discussed. [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - praises Soviet move.] [Divided spouse Simon LEVIN - comments.]

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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