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US-USSR Relations / Summit #313941

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 02, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) United States and USSR reported accusing one another of withholding information vital to nuclear arms deal. Missing technical data noted regarding missiles to be eliminated under treaty. White House report shown accusing USSR of violating 1972 antiballistic missile treaty; details given. President Reagan's reaction discussed. [REAGAN - says some inconsistency is justified.] Soviet spokesperson noted denyingtreaty violations; scenes shown of White House briefing. [US arms control negotiator Max KAMPELMAN - says report should not affect summit.] Report noted White House pre-summit strategy. White House spokesperson Marlin Fitzwater quoted on screen. [Carter national security adviser Zbigniew BRZEZINSKI - commends Reagan's tactics.] White House officials quoted regarding Reagan pre-summit strategy and intention to show Conservatives Reagan to enter summit from strong position.

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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