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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Bill McLaughlin) Secretary of State George Shultz's meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev today to discuss arms control issues and possible summit in US featured; details given, scenes shown. [GORBACHEV - (thru translator) notes Shultz's silence on his remarks.] [SHULTZ - gives him letter from President Reagan inviting him to US.] Arms control issues remaining unsolved reviewed. Shultz and wife noted hosting party for United States diplomacy corps in effort to raise morale in wake of Marine Corps spy scandal at embassy here. [SHULTZ - praises embassy staff.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Gorbachev's alleged proposal to Shultz on missiles in Europe, as reported by Tass, outlined.
(DC: Lesley Stahl) Domestic political benefits to Reagan of prospects for arms control agreement considered; details given, scenes shown. [Senator Dale BUMPERS, Soviet expert Dimitri SIMES - explain political importance of agreement rather than its significance for arms control.] [Pol. analyst Kevin PHILLIPS - considers possible benefits to Reagan of summit.] [SIMES - agrees.]
- McLaughlin, Bill;
- Rather, Dan;
- Stahl, Lesley
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