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US-USSR Relations / Summit / Reagan Interview #314079

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 03, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Reagan's pre-summit interview with network anchors discussed. Details given of CBS-"New York Times" poll. Lack of support noted for proposed INF treaty between United States and USSR . [REAGAN - remarks objections to treaty are due to lack of knowledge regarding verification aspects.] [REAGAN - responds to question regarding youth and vigor of USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev by quoting Russian proverb and importance of verification.] [REAGAN - responds to Peter Jennings' question by quoting poll results showing United States support of treaty.] [REAGAN - responds to CNN anchor Bernard Shaw's question by saying Gorbachev truly believes propaganda regarding US.] [REAGAN - responds to question regarding USSR invasion of Afghanistan.] Details given of remaining interview segments.

Rather, Dan

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