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US-USSR Rel. / Atomic Weapons / SDI/Star Wars #313169

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 23, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: David Martin) Scenes of device being put in the ground at NV test site shown. Device said to allow USSR to monitor how big United States tests are. Treaty banning intermediate nuclear missiles discussed. Verification problem in any arms deal noted. [Former NSC member David AARON - says USSR wants more on-site inspections than we are prepared to give them.] Point that United States has never seen USSR missiles discussed. United States dilemma regarding USSR stance on refusing to limit long-range missiles if SDI/Star Wars stays intact outlined. Illustration of SDI/Star Wars graphically created. Difficulty in working out details between United States and USSR reviewed.

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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